Cancer risks among New Zealand meat workers.

  title={Cancer risks among New Zealand meat workers.},
  author={John S. Reif and Neil E Pearce and Jennifer Fraser},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={15 1},
The study reports a series of case-referent studies based on the New Zealand Cancer Register and involving 19,904 male cancer patients aged 20 years or more at the time of registration during the period 1980-1984. For each cancer site, the registrations for the remaining sites formed the reference group. An increased risk for lung (OR 1.30, 95% CI 1.06-1.58) and laryngeal (OR 2.01, 95% CI 1.19-3.39) cancer was found among meatworkers. It was confined to men aged less than 65 years at… CONTINUE READING
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