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ID (ISN) del documento53413
Número CIS 90-487
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Bertazzi P.A., Zocchetti C., Riboldi L., Pesatori A., Radice L., Latocca R.
Título Cancer mortality of an Italian cohort of workers in man-made glass-fibre production
Información bibliográfica 1986, Vol.12, suppl.1, p.65-71. 36 ref.
Resumen This study was undertaken in order to examine possible long-term effects, particularly cancer, associated with working in the man-made glass-fibre production industry in Italy (glass wool and continuous filament). All male production workers employed for a minimum of 1yr between 1944 and 1974 were admitted to the study (1,098 subjects), and their mortality was examined in the period 1944-1983 (21,325 person-years). The vital status ascertainment was successful for 98.9% of the cohort members. An increased risk of cancer of the larynx was noted based, however, on only 4 deaths. When contrasted with the values of the local population, the increase proved to be statistically significant after 25yrs since first exposure. The higher than expected larynx cancer mortality was confined to workers hired before the age of 25yrs, exposed for at least 15yrs, who started exposure before 1960 (main production: glass wool), and who belonged to the highest cumulative exposure categories.
Descriptores (primarios) fibras artificiales; cáncer de laringe; mortalidad; industria del vidrio; cáncer gastrointestinal; valoración de la exposición; industria de productos minerales no metálicos; cáncer de pulmón
Descriptores (secundarios) substancias peligrosas; Italia; encuesta epidemiológica; tumores; duración de la exposición; enfermedades cardiovasculares; enfermedades respiratorias crónicas; observación de larga duración
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Glass, pottery and related materials
Exposure evaluation
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Gastrointestinal diseases