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Table 2 Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR) and 95% Confidence Intervals (95%CI) for all causes and site specific causes of death computed in Genoa shipyard workers (follow-up period 1960–2014)

From: Mortality among workers exposed to asbestos at the shipyard of Genoa, Italy: a 55 years follow-up

Cause of death (ICD IX) Observed Expected SMR 95%CI
All causes (0–999) 3331 3360.6 99 96–103
All cancers (140–209) 1184 933.4 127 120–134
Oro-pharynx (140–149) 21 21.6 97 60–148
Esophagus (150) 19 19.5 97 58–151
Stomach (151) 85 81.4 104 83–129
Colon (153) 55 68.1 81 61–105
Rectum (154) 42 33.6 125 90–169
Liver (155) 47 39.2 120 90–159
Pancreas (157) 31 32.9 94 64–133
Larynx (161) 46 25.1 183 134–244
Lung (162) 399 259.5 154 139–170
Pleura (163) 103 17.9 575 469–697
Prostate (185) 72 82.3 88 69–111
Bladder (188) 61 48.6 126 96–162
Undefined (199) 43 23.5 183 132–247
Lymphomas (200–202) 18 21.5 84 50–133
Leukemias (204–208) 20 28.1 71 43–110
Diabetes mellitus (250) 45 71.0 63 46–84
Nervous system diseases (320–389) 52 74.6 70 52–92
Cardiovascular diseases (390–459) 1054 1416.2 74 70–79
Respiratory diseases (460–519) 359 282.6 127 114–141
Asbestosis (501) 29 1.3 2277 1525-3270
Gastrointestinal tract diseases (520–579) 215 186.8 115 101–131
Cirrhosis of the liver (571) 123 90.2 136 113–162
Urogenital system diseases (580–629) 41 63.5 65 47–88
Undefined diseases (780–799) 184 62.8 293 252–339
Accidents (800–999) 74 123.5 60 47–75