Mortality from mesothelioma of the pleura during 1968-78 in England and Wales.

@article{Gardner1982MortalityFM,
  title={Mortality from mesothelioma of the pleura during 1968-78 in England and Wales.},
  author={Martin J Gardner and E. D. Acheson and Paul E. D. Winter},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={1982},
  volume={46},
  pages={81 - 88}
}
The geographical distribution of mortality from mesothelioma of the pleura during the years 1968-78 in England and Wales has been studied using extracts from the death records held by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys. Using the national death rate as standard, Local Authority areas with raised mortality are identified. The patterns are somewhat different for each sex. In men the high-mortality areas are mainly the major ports where shipbuilding and repairing have been concentrated… CONTINUE READING
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