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Mortality among rubber workers. II. Other employees.

Authors
  • Monson, R R
  • Nakano, K K
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Epidemiology
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1976
Volume
103
Issue
3
Pages
297–303
Identifiers
PMID: 943935
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

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.

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