A death certificate-based study of occupation and mortality from reproductive cancers among women in 24 US states.

@article{Sala1998ADC,
  title={A death certificate-based study of occupation and mortality from reproductive cancers among women in 24 US states.},
  author={Maria Sala and Mustafa Dosemeci and Shelia Hoar Zahm},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 7},
  pages={632-9}
}
We conducted a study of occupation and mortality from reproductive cancers among women, based on death certificates from 24 US states for the period 1984-1993. There were 9,523 cervical cancer deaths, 12,335 endometrial cancer deaths, and 25,212 ovarian cancer deaths. Usual occupation and industry, which were obtained from death certificates, were coded using the 1980 Bureau of Census classification system. Mortality odds ratios (MORs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were calculated, using… CONTINUE READING