Comparison of crude and smoking-adjusted standardized mortality ratios.

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To systematically evaluate bias in estimating relative risks associated with occupational exposures obtained in the absence of smoking data, the authors compared crude and smoking-adjusted standardized mortality ratios for selected occupations using data from a study of U.S. veterans. Crude and smoking-adjusted SMRs were highly correlated: lung cancer (r… (More)

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@article{Blair1985ComparisonOC, title={Comparison of crude and smoking-adjusted standardized mortality ratios.}, author={Aaron E. Blair and Shelia K. Hoar and Joseph Walrath}, journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association}, year={1985}, volume={27 12}, pages={881-4} }