Associations between disease and occupation: hypotheses generated from the National Mortality Followback Survey.

@article{Reviere1995AssociationsBD,
  title={Associations between disease and occupation: hypotheses generated from the National Mortality Followback Survey.},
  author={Rebecca Reviere and Sven Schneider and K Woolbright},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={195-205}
}
This study uses the National Mortality Followback Survey of 1986 to identify the top five Sentinel Health Events Occupational [SHE(O)s], the five leading causes of death, and to ascertain the primary occupations and industries associated with these. We found that, as expected, cardiovascular diseases were four of the five leading causes of death overall. In addition, the SHE(O) responsible for most deaths was cancer of the trachea, bronchus, and lung, followed by renal failure, bladder cancer… CONTINUE READING