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Table 4 Trade specific Standardized Mortality Ratio (SMR) for all causes and site specific causes of death among Genoa shipyard workers

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

  All causes All cancers Larynx cancer Lung cancer Pleural cancer Respiratory diseases
Trades Obs.a SMR Obs. SMR Obs. SMR Obs. SMR Obs. SMR Obs. SMR
Fitters 271 83* 104 110 4 166 38 141 10 531* 24 89
Smiths and Shipwrights 195 121* 70 156* 1 79 21 167* 7 821* 22 163*
Plumbers and Coppersmith 286 87* 103 112 2 83 31 122 10 563* 23 83
Autogenous welders 191 114 69 141* 2 151 24 171* 7 716* 16 118
Electrical welders 197 83* 77 108 5 275 24 116 3 209 23 119
Electricians 144 92 50 112 1 85 12 95 5 570* 19 146
Insulation workers 75 154* 36 248* 3 722* 17 397* 5 1703* 14 367*
Ironsmiths 411 122* 142 159* 10 390* 51 211* 10 615* 49 170*
Ship demolishers 367 83* 143 107 4 122 50 129 14 514* 39 111
Stakers 264 106 95 136* 6 320* 35 179* 7 519* 32 154*
Painters 124 128* 32 132 0 0 10 155 6 1436* 15 172
Masons 53 92 15 99 0 0 3 73 2 705 2 39
Linoleum, Polishers, Decorators 44 101 14 126 0 0 4 137 0 0 7 182
Joiners 160 91 47 101 1 80 10 79 3 337 15 98
Carpenters 114 93 35 128 0 0 12 186 4 918* 16 143
Caulkers 62 121 20 172* 2 527 8 283* 2 1135* 6 126
Metallurgical workers 240 125* 79 172* 2 137 29 246* 2 266 25 144
Careeners 133 80* 53 110 3 247 20 148 6 631* 12 89
  1. a) Obs.: observed deaths; * P < 0.05