Respiratory cancers and chemical exposures in the wood industry: a nested case-control study.

@article{Kauppinen1986RespiratoryCA,
  title={Respiratory cancers and chemical exposures in the wood industry: a nested case-control study.},
  author={T P Kauppinen and Timo J Partanen and Markku Nurminen and Juha I. Nickels and Sven Hernberg and Timo Hakulinen and Eero Pukkala and E T Savonen},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1986},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={
          84-90
        }
}
A cohort of 3805 men who had worked for at least one year in the particleboard, plywood, sawmill, or formaldehyde glue industries between 1944 and 1965 was followed up until 1981. From within the cohort the 57 patients with verified "respiratory" cancer (ICD 7 codes: 160-162.1, 141, 143-8) were defined as "cases," and 171 men without respiratory cancer from within the cohort were matched on birth year and used as controls. The comparison of exposures was carried out according to work histories… CONTINUE READING

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