The expected burden of mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain from 2002 to 2050

@article{Hodgson2005TheEB,
  title={The expected burden of mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain from 2002 to 2050},
  author={John Timothy Hodgson and Damien Martin McElvenny and Andrew J Darnton and Malcolm James Price and Julian Peto},
  journal={British Journal of Cancer},
  year={2005},
  volume={92},
  pages={587 - 593}
}
The British mesothelioma register contains all deaths from 1968 to 2001 where mesothelioma was mentioned on the death certificate. These data were used to predict the future burden of mesothelioma mortality in Great Britain. Poisson regression analysis was used to model male mesothelioma deaths from 1968 to 2001 as a function of the rise and fall of asbestos exposure during the 20th century, and hence to predict numbers of male deaths in the years 2002–2050. The annual number of mesothelioma… CONTINUE READING
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