A case-control study of mesothelioma and employment in the Hawaii sugarcane industry.

Abstract

We conducted a case-control study of 93 mesothelioma cases and 281 cancer controls to determine whether sugarcane workers exposed to biogenic silica fibers were at increased risk of mesothelioma. We found no important excess risk of mesothelioma in sugarcane workers [odds ratio (OR) = 1.3; 95% confidence interval (CI) = 0.4-3.8] when we excluded all control… (More)

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@article{Sinks1994ACS, title={A case-control study of mesothelioma and employment in the Hawaii sugarcane industry.}, author={Tom Sinks and Matthew Goodman and Laurence N. Kolonel and B. Anderson}, journal={Epidemiology}, year={1994}, volume={5 4}, pages={466-8} }