Interaction between tobacco smoking and occupational exposures in the causation of lung cancer.

@article{Steenland1986InteractionBT,
  title={Interaction between tobacco smoking and occupational exposures in the causation of lung cancer.},
  author={Kyle N. Steenland and M. von Thun},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1986},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={110-8}
}
The nature of the interaction between smoking and occupational exposure is controversial, in part because of lack of agreement on the definition of interaction and in part because of the scarcity of adequate epidemiologic data. Occupational investigators have assessed interaction primarily as a departure from an additive rather than from a multiplicative model of relative risks (or rate ratios). To determine whether smoking modifies the effect of occupational lung carcinogens, the literature… CONTINUE READING

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