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Occupational mortality among women in England and Wales.

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Occupational mortality in women who died in England and Wales from 1970 to 1972 was analysed. Many of the associations found were consistent with those that have been described for men, with high mortality ratios for cirrhosis in barmaids and publicans, for suicide in the medical and allied professions, and for respiratory disease in textile workers. Parity is a determinant of patterns of disease in working women, and the relative excess of cancer of the breast, ovary, and uterine body in pro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
British medical journal (Clinical research ed.)
Volume:
291
Issue:
6489
Pages:
194-196
Publication date:
1985-07-01
ISSN:
0267-0623
Source identifiers:
35374
Language:
English
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pubs:35374
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uuid:8857d87f-1c55-4fa3-8280-61a60fe4dfd2
Local pid:
pubs:35374
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2012-12-19

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