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Health related selection and death rates in the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority workforce.

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Follow up data on 37,355 employees of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) for the period 1946-79 were analysed to investigate the extent to which selection for work on the basis of health affected subsequent death rates. Causes of death were grouped into two broad categories for analysis: all cancers and all other causes of death. Evidence for an effect of selection of healthy individuals into the workforce was sought primarily by examining standardised mortality ratios (SMRs) ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Journal:
British journal of industrial medicine
Volume:
47
Issue:
4
Pages:
248-258
Publication date:
1990-04-05
ISSN:
0007-1072
URN:
uuid:00a594b7-7d88-4168-9060-0a51a8504df5
Source identifiers:
35135
Local pid:
pubs:35135

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