Mortality of a cohort of tin miners 1941-86.

  title={Mortality of a cohort of tin miners 1941-86.},
  author={John Timothy Hodgson and Rick D. Jones},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={47 10},
The mortality patterns of United Kingdom tin miners were examined in relation to calendar period and duration of underground work with particular attention to lung cancer and exposure to radon. Subjects were all men who had worked for at least one year between 1941 and 1984 at one of two United Kingdom tin mines and for whom a complete work history could be constructed from mine records. Standardised mortality ratios (SMRs) were calculated using national (England and Wales) rates. The pattern… CONTINUE READING


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