A cohort study on mortality among wives of workers in the asbestos cement industry in Casale Monferrato, Italy.

@article{Magnani1993ACS,
  title={A cohort study on mortality among wives of workers in the asbestos cement industry in Casale Monferrato, Italy.},
  author={Corrado Magnani and Benedetto Terracini and Cristiana Ivaldi and Margherita Botta and Paola Budel and Angelo Mancini and R. A. Zanetti},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={
          779-84
        }
}
The study investigates mortality from cancer and other diseases in a cohort of wives of asbestos cement workers in Casale Monferrato (northwest Italy). After the exclusion of women with an occupational record in the asbestos cement industry, the cohort comprised 1964 women. Their domestic exposure was estimated according to their husbands' periods of employment in the plant: 1740 had a period of domestic exposure whereas the remaining 224 married an asbestos cement worker only after he… CONTINUE READING

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