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Table 6 Characteristics of cohort studies of other occupational exposures

From: Association between occupational exposures and sarcoma incidence and mortality: systematic review and meta-analysis

Author/year Country Employment Gender/age Study cohort Reference cohort
Polednak et al., 1978 [66] US 1915–1929 Female 634 employees, who worked in the US radium dial-painting industry US white female population
Teta et al., 1988 [67] US 1946–1981 Male 846 employees of a research, engineering, and metal fabrication facility US white male population and the white male population of Niagara and Erie counties in New York state
Wiggs et al., 1994 [68] US 1943–1977 Male 15,727 white employees US white male population
Rix et al., 1998 [69] Denmark 1943–1993 Female/male 14,362 Danish paper mill workers employed at any time between 1943 and 1990 National cancer rate was used to calculate expected cancer cases
Rix, Villadsen, and Lynge, 1997 [70] Denmark 1955–1993 Female/male 2238 workers employed in 1955–1990 at two Danish sulfite mills National cancer rate was used to calculate expected cancer cases
Koshurnikova et al., 2000 [71] US/Russia 1948–1958 Female/male 11,000 employees of ‘‘Mayak’’ nuclear reactor and plant, plutonium production facility General US and Russian populations