Nonmalignant respiratory disease mortality among woodworkers participating in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study-II (CPS-II).

@article{Demers1998NonmalignantRD,
  title={Nonmalignant respiratory disease mortality among woodworkers participating in the American Cancer Society Cancer Prevention Study-II (CPS-II).},
  author={Paul A Demers and Steven D. Stellman and Didier Colin and Paolo Boffetta},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={
          238-43
        }
}
Nonmalignant respiratory disease (NMRD) mortality was examined among woodworkers participating in the American Cancer Society's CPS-II cohort study. During the 6-year prospective follow-up there were 97 NMRD death's among 11,541 men reporting employment in wood-related occupations and 1,338 NMRD deaths among 317,424 men reporting no exposure to wood dust or wood-related jobs. Relative risks, adjusted for age and smoking, were calculated using Poisson regression. A small excess of NMRD was… CONTINUE READING
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