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  1. Risk of fatal accidents occuring other than at sea among Icelandic seamen.

    Article - En anglais


    To study mortality among seamen, particularly from fatal accidents that occurred other than at sea.

    Desing-Cohort study


    Subjects-27 884 seamen, both fishermen and sailors from the merchant fleet, who had been members of a pension fund from 1958 to 1986.

    Manx outcome measures-Cause of death (ICD seventh revision), standardised mortality ratio.


    Most standardised mortality ratios were greater than 1, being 1.26 for all causes and 1.83 for all external causes.

    There was no healthy worker effect.

    The excess of deaths from all external causes included all subcategories of death from accidents, poisonings, and violence and not just accidents at sea (water transport accidents, ICD codes E850-E858).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Mortalité, Homme, Marin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Mortality, Human

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

    Cote : 93-0504719

    Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 199406.