Styrene and ischemic heart disease mortality among synthetic rubber industry workers.

@article{Delzell2005StyreneAI,
  title={Styrene and ischemic heart disease mortality among synthetic rubber industry workers.},
  author={Elizabeth S. Delzell and Nalini Sathiakumar and John J. Graff and Robert Matthews},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={47 12},
  pages={
          1235-43
        }
}
OBJECTIVE We examined the relation between styrene and ischemic heart disease (IHD) mortality among 16,579 men in the synthetic rubber industry. METHODS Associations were measured using stratified and multivariable analysis. RESULTS Compared with workers with no exposure to styrene, men in the highest quintile of average intensity of exposure (5.50+ parts per million [ppm]) and in the highest quintile of cumulative exposure (60.67+ ppm-years) had IHD rate ratios of 1.14 (95% confidence… CONTINUE READING