Female lung cancer mortality and sex ratios at birth near a petroleum refinery plant.

@article{Yang2000FemaleLC,
  title={Female lung cancer mortality and sex ratios at birth near a petroleum refinery plant.},
  author={Chun-Yuh Yang and Bin Hong Cheng and T. Y. Hsu and S. S. Tsai and C F Hung and T. N. Wu},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2000},
  volume={83 1},
  pages={33-40}
}
This study was conducted to assess whether female mortality from lung cancer is associated with residence in communities adjacent to a petroleum refinery plant and whether petroleum air pollution could affect the sex ratios of births. The Kaohsiung Refinery of the Chinese Petroleum Corp. is the oldest oil refinery in Taiwan and is located between the Tso-Ying and the Nan-Tzu municipalities. Standardized mortality ratios (SMRs) for female lung cancer and sex ratios of births were calculated for… CONTINUE READING
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