Comparison of asbestos exposure assessments by next-of-kin respondents, by an occupational hygienist, and by a job-exposure matrix from the National Occupational Hazard Survey.

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BACKGROUND Assessments of occupational exposures in case-control studies of rapidly fatal illnesses often rely on data from next-of-kin respondents, which may be inaccurate. METHODS Three methods for assessing exposure to asbestos from case-control data on mesothelioma, including next-of-kin assessment, expert assessment, and use of a generic job-exposure… (More)

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@article{Nam2005ComparisonOA, title={Comparison of asbestos exposure assessments by next-of-kin respondents, by an occupational hygienist, and by a job-exposure matrix from the National Occupational Hazard Survey.}, author={Jun-mo Nam and Carol Ann Rice and Mitchell H. Gail}, journal={American journal of industrial medicine}, year={2005}, volume={47 5}, pages={443-50} }