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ID (ISN) del documento53415
Número CIS 90-489
ISSN - Título de la serie 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Año 1986
Número de serie
Autor(es) Westerholm P., Bolander A.M.
Título Mortality and cancer incidence in the man-made mineral fiber industry in Sweden
Información bibliográfica 1986, Vol.12, suppl.1, p.78-84. Illus. 4 ref.
Resumen This report gives an account of the Swedish contribution to the joint European epidemiologic study on production workers in the man-made mineral fibre (MMMF) industry. The exposed Swedish cohort consisted of 3,600 persons giving 61,690 person-years of observation. A total of 524 deaths was observed in the cohort, 230 cohort members had emigrated during the period of observation (147 of whom could be traced to other Nordic countries), and 62 other persons were lost to follow-up. It was observed that most of the persons contracting lung cancer in the Swedish cohort had been exposed during relatively short periods of time, i.e. during 1-4yrs of employment. This finding applied to both the rock-wool and glass-wool industry. It is pointed out that the observed excess risk in lung cancer deaths may also have other explanations than occupational exposure to MMMF.
Descriptores (primarios) fibras artificiales; mortalidad; fibra de vidrio; lana mineral; industria de productos minerales no metálicos; cáncer de pulmón; cáncer gastrointestinal; valoración de la exposición; cáncer de traquea
Descriptores (secundarios) substancias peligrosas; Suecia; Europa; relación entre la profesión y la enfermedad; tumores; encuesta epidemiológica; observación de larga duración; mujeres; duración de la exposición; antigüedad
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Gastrointestinal diseases
Exposure evaluation
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)