Soft tissue sarcomas in agriculture and forestry workers.

  title={Soft tissue sarcomas in agriculture and forestry workers.},
  author={R Balarajan and E. D. Acheson},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={38 2},
The National Cancer Register maintained by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys (OPCS) was used to investigate the relative risks of soft tissue sarcomas among farmers, agricultural workers, and related occupational groups. The relative risk for the group as a whole was 1.15 (95% confidence limits 0.83-1.59). One of the four subgroups (which comprises farmers, farm managers, and market gardeners) experienced a relative risk of 1.7 which just achieves significance at the 5% level (95… CONTINUE READING
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