Proportional mortality among alcoholics.

@article{Monson1975ProportionalMA,
  title={Proportional mortality among alcoholics.},
  author={Richard R. Monson and Joseph L. Lyon},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1975},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={1077-9}
}
To test the hypothesis that there is a positive association between chronic alcoholism and carcinoma of the pancreas, the mortality experience of 1382 chronic alcoholics was studied. Analysis was limited to a comparison of observed and expected proportional mortality of different causes of death in the 894 whites who were known to have died. For carcinoma of the pancreas, 3 deaths were observed and 5.2 were expected. The observed/expected ratios for other causes of death, including other sites… CONTINUE READING

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