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Pooled reanalysis of cancer mortality among five cohorts of workers in wood-related industries.
OBJECTIVES To provide more information regarding the risk of cancer associated with wood dust, a pooled reanalysis of data from five cohort studies was performed. METHODS The combined cohortExpand
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Lobar pneumonia: an occupational disease in welders
We have used data from three analyses of occupational mortality for England and Wales to investigate a suspected hazard of pneumonia in welders. Mortality from the disease was consistently raised inExpand
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Differences in occupational mortality from pleural cancer, peritoneal cancer, and asbestosis.
OBJECTIVE--To assess whether the increased risk of disease related to asbestos in occupations from the construction and engineering industries applies equally to pleural cancer, peritoneal cancer,Expand
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Mortality from Parkinson's disease and other causes in men who were prisoners of war in the Far East
BACKGROUND During World War II, more than 140000 Allied prisoners of war (POWs) were held captive by the Japanese in conditions of extreme privation. There have been concerns that the survivors areExpand
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Regression Analysis of Data from Complex Surveys
SUMMARY Three methods of carrying out a regression analysis of data collected by means of a survey of complex design are investigated. Least squares methods which ignore population structure such asExpand
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Cancer Mortality among Man‐Made Vitreous Fiber Production Workers
We have updated the follow‐up of cancer mortality for a cohort study of man‐made vitreous fiber production workers from Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom, Germany, and Italy, from 1982Expand
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Gender differences in the healthy worker effect among synthetic vitreous fiber workers.
The aim of this study was to determine whether the healthy worker effect and its component parts operate similarly for women and men. A cohort of workers from 14 synthetic vitreous fiber factories inExpand
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Cancer in a factory using amosite asbestos.
The paper describes the mortality experience of 5969 men employed in a factory where insulation board was manufactured using amosite asbestos from 1947 to 1979. 422 (7%) of the men were known to haveExpand
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A cohort study of workers exposed to formaldehyde in the British chemical industry: an update.
A cohort study of workers exposed to formaldehyde in the British chemical industry in any one of six factories has been extended after the earlier published report in 1984. A further eight years ofExpand
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