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  1. Repeatability of self-reported data on occupational exposure to particular compounds.

    Article - En anglais

    The repeatability of self-reported occupational exposure to eight particular compounds was investigated in 209 males aged 49-87 years.

    The subjects completed an initial mailed questionnaire and were interviewed by telephone 3-5 weeks later.

    The study was carried out as part of a case-referent study on the relation between occupation and prostate cancer.

    The repeatability of answers was found to be better in the case of some agents than in that of others: kappas calculated as a measure of concordance range from 0.36 to 0.70.

    No substantial influence was found to be exercised by age or socioeconomic status, or by case or referent status.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Composé chimique, Enquête, Fidélité test, Tumeur maligne, Exposition professionnelle, Homme, Autoévaluation, Méthodologie, Epidémiologie, Prostate, Appareil urinaire pathologie, Pays Bas, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Chemical compound, Inquiry, Test reliability, Malignant tumor, Occupational exposure, Human, Self evaluation, Methodology, Epidemiology, Prostate, Urinary system disease, Netherlands, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0395607

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A1. Création : 199406.