Mortality among Danish merchant seamen from 1970 to 1985.

@article{Brandt1994MortalityAD,
  title={Mortality among Danish merchant seamen from 1970 to 1985.},
  author={Lars Peter Andreas Brandt and Nancy Hartshorne Kirk and Olaf Chresten Jensen and Henrik Lyngbeck Hansen},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1994},
  volume={25 6},
  pages={
          867-76
        }
}
A retrospective cohort study was performed to analyze the mortality patterns of Danish merchant seamen in the period 1970-1985. The population census in 1970 in Denmark was the source of information on individual occupation, age, and marital status. All men aged 20-64 years and economically active in 1970 were included. Computerized linkage with the Danish Mortality Register gave information about the deceased persons' date and cause of death. An increased overall mortality among all groups of… CONTINUE READING
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