Mortality of industrial workers exposed to acrylonitrile.

  title={Mortality of industrial workers exposed to acrylonitrile.},
  author={Aaron E. Blair and Patricia Ann Stewart and Dennis D Zaebst and Linda M. Pottern and John N Zey and Thomas F Bloom and Barry A. Miller and Elizabeth Adeoye Peyton Allison Calandra Blackburn Mikal Blo Ward and Jay Lubin},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
OBJECTIVES This study was designed to evaluate the relationship between occupational exposure to acrylonitrile and cancer mortality. MATERIALS AND METHODS Workers (18079 white men, 4293 white women, 2191 nonwhite men, and 897 nonwhite women) employed in acrylonitrile production or use in the 1950s through 1983 were followed through 1989 for vital status and cause of death. Exposure-response relationships were evaluated from quantitative estimates of historical exposures. Tobacco use was… CONTINUE READING


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