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  1. Mortality among Icelandic seamen.

    Article - En anglais

    Background

    The aim of this cohort study was to evaluate the mortality of Icelandic seamen with particular reference to cancer deaths.

    Subjects

    In all 27 884 seamen, both fishermen and sailors of the merchant fleet, who had been members of a pension fund between 1958 and 1986 were followed-up.

    Results

    Most standardized mortality ratios (SMR) were greater than 1 : 1.26 for all causes, 1.13 for all malignant neoplasms, 1.80 for liver cancer, 1.19 for stomach cancer, 1.56 for lung cancer, and 1.21 for kidney cancer.

    The highest SMR was found for unknown causes, 3.16.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Mortalité, Tumeur maligne, Epidémiologie, Etude longitudinale, Homme, Rapport standardisé mortalité, Marin, Pêcheur, Islande, Iles Atlantiques

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mortality, Malignant tumor, Epidemiology, Follow up study, Human, Standardized mortality ratio, Sailor, Fisherman, Iceland, Atlantic Ocean Islands

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

    Cote : 94-0599866

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.