A meta-analysis of painting exposure and cancer mortality.

  title={A meta-analysis of painting exposure and cancer mortality.},
  author={Ruoling Chen and A. V. Seaton},
  journal={Cancer detection and prevention},
  volume={22 6},
To assess risks of cancer mortality among workers exposed to paints, published papers referring to painters and mortality with standardized mortality ratios (SMR) were meta-analyzed in fixed and random effect models. The SMR for all sites of cancer was significantly raised (111.4; 95% CI: 105.8-117.4). The highest risks of cancer death were from leukemia (187; 95% CI: 114.5-306.7) and from liver cancer (143.6; 95% CI: 117.6-175.4). The SMRs for esophagus and stomach cancer were 132.7 (95% CI… CONTINUE READING
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