Mobility of diesel versus non-diesel coal miners: some evidence on the healthy worker effect.

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Workers who are particularly susceptible to the effects of their occupational exposure, from the perspective of the healthy worker effect, soon leave the workplace. The result of this mobility, called survival bias, is that cross sectional studies based on the survivors underestimate the true risk of occupational exposures. Two questions are addressed in… (More)

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@article{Ames1984MobilityOD, title={Mobility of diesel versus non-diesel coal miners: some evidence on the healthy worker effect.}, author={Richard G. Ames and Barbara A Trent}, journal={British journal of industrial medicine}, year={1984}, volume={41 2}, pages={197-202} }