Mortality among female, black male and white male salaried employees in Akron, Ohio, is described. Standard mortality ratios for all causes of death are: females, 78: black males, 62: white salaried males, 65. Excess deaths from cancer occurred in females: uterus, bladder, brain and multiple myeloma; in black males: Hodgkin's disease; and in white salaried males: bladder and lymphatic. Also, proportional mortality among white male employees of six non-Akron plants is reported. Excess deaths from cancer include brain and lymphatic and hematopoietic.