Reference

Description

Study Group (N)

Comparison Group (N)

Exposure Assessment and Other Relevant Exposures

Analysis and Adjustment for Potential Confounders

Boice et al., 1999

Mortality experience (1960–1996) of aircraft-manufacturing workers (at least 1 year) Lockheed Martin facility in California

77,965 total

62,477 men

15,488 women

General California population of white workers

Abstracted from walkthrough surveys, hygiene files, job descriptions

SMR, RR (Poisson)

Age, sex, race, dates of first and last employment

 

Other exposures: tetrachloroethylene, solvents

Other Cohort Studies

Axelson et al., 1978

Mortality experience (1955–1975) of Swedish men occupationally exposed during the 1950s and 1960s

518

Sweden general population

Biologic monitoring for U-TCA

RR

Age

Axelson et al., 1994

Mortality experience (1955–1986) of Swedish workers occupationally exposed during the 1950s and 1960s

1670 total

1421 men

249 women

Sweden general population

Biologic monitoring for U-TCA

SMR, SIR (Poisson)

Age, sex, time period

Anttila et al., 1995

Incidence experience (1967–1992) of workers biologically monitored for occupational exposure to halogenated solvents (1965–1983) at the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

3974 total

2050 men

1924 women

Finland general population

Biologic monitoring for U-TCA, and blood metabolites of tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethane

SIR

Age, sex, time period

 

Other exposures: trichloroethane, tetrachloroethylene

 

Ritz, 1999

Mortality experience (1951–1989) of male uranium-processing plant workers (at least 3 years, with first hire in 1951–1972) in Ohio

3814

(1) External comparison with US general population

(2) Internal comparison among workers monitored for exposure

Exposure matrixes generated by employees and industrial hygienists

SMR, RR (conditional logistic regression)

Age, calendar year, time since first hired, pay type, radiation dose



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