Occupation, socioeconomic status, and brain tumor mortality: a death certificate-based case-control study.

@article{Demers1991OccupationSS,
  title={Occupation, socioeconomic status, and brain tumor mortality: a death certificate-based case-control study.},
  author={Paul A Demers and Thomas L. Vaughan and R R Schommer},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1991},
  volume={33 9},
  pages={1001-6}
}
The relationships between brain tumor mortality and occupation and socioeconomic status (SES) were evaluated in a death certificate-based case-control study. The cases consisted of 904 white men aged 20 years and older who died of a brain tumor in Washington state between 1969 and 1978. For each case a white male control of the same age was chosen. A consistent pattern of increasing risk with increasing SES was seen for all brain tumors as well as for gliomas and astrocytomas. After adjustment… CONTINUE READING

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