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  1. Asbestos and lung cancer in Glasgow and the west of Scotland.

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    To quantify the relation betweenlung cancer and exposure to asbestos in men in west Scotland and to estimate the proportion of lung cancer which may be attributed to exposure to asbestos.

    Design-An ecological correlation study of the incidence of lung cancer in men and past asbestos exposure.

    The unit of analysis was the postcode sector.

    Correction was made for past cigarette smoking, air pollution, and deprivation.

    Setting-The region covered by the west of Scotland cancer registry, containing 2.72 million people and including Glasgow and the lower reaches of the River Clyde, where shipbuilding was once a major industry.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Tumeur maligne, Association morbide, Epidémiologie, Homme, Asbestose, Poumon, Ecosse, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Bronchopulmonaire, Maladie professionnelle, Exposition professionnelle

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Respiratory disease, Malignant tumor, Concomitant disease, Epidemiology, Human, Asbestosis, Lung, Scotland, Great britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Bronchopulmonary, Occupational disease, Occupational exposure

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

    Cote : 93-0520988

    Code Inist : 002B11A. Création : 199406.