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Further assessment of the effects of occupational radiation exposure in the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority mortality study.

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The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority mortality study was designed to investigate the relation between exposure to ionising radiation and mortality among the authority's employees. The present paper describes some of the problems encountered in assessing occupational exposure to low dose radiation and examines whether the study's conclusions about the relation between exposure and mortality could be affected by the methods used. The study covered the years 1946 to 1979 during which time ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Journal:
British journal of industrial medicine
Volume:
44
Issue:
3
Pages:
149-160
Publication date:
1987-03-05
ISSN:
0007-1072
URN:
uuid:be71f3af-d776-4f58-8721-371664f1785e
Source identifiers:
35365
Local pid:
pubs:35365

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