Tuberculosis Mortality and Silica Exposure: A Case-Control Study Based on a National Mortality Database for the Years 1983-1992.

@article{Chen1997TuberculosisMA,
  title={Tuberculosis Mortality and Silica Exposure: A Case-Control Study Based on a National Mortality Database for the Years 1983-1992.},
  author={Zhe Chen and Burnett and Cameron and Alterman and Lalich and Tanaka and Althouse},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  year={1997},
  volume={3 3},
  pages={163-170}
}
A case-control study (8,740 cases; 83,338 controls) was done to evaluate the association between potential occupational exposure to silica and risk of tuberculosis (TB) mortality, using the National Occupational Mortality Surveillance database for 1983-1992. Potential silica exposure was based on the decedent's usual industry and occupation. Assignment of… CONTINUE READING