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Table 3 Mortality of workers exposed ≥ 1 year (reference: general population)

From: Health status of male steel workers at an electric arc furnace (EAF) in Trentino, Italy

ICD 9a ICD 10 Cause of death Observed Expected SMR 95 % CI P
001 - 999 A00–T98 All causes 29b 25.69 1.13 0.76–1.62 0.527
140 - 239 C00–D48 All tumours 14 10.27 1.36 0.75–2.29 0.283
162 C33–C34 Malignant tumors of the larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs 8 2.39 3.35 1.45–6.60 0.010
410 - 414 I20–I25 Ischemic heart disease 4 3.14 1.27 0.35–3.26 0.768
571 K70; K73–K74 Chronic liver disease 2 1.72 1.16 0.14–4.20 0.837
800 - 999 S00–T99 Injury and poisoning 6 4.53 1.32 0.48–2.88 0.604
  1. aTill 2002. bIn the absence of medical records, 3 cases were not included in the specific causes of deaths. CI = Confidence Interval
  2. In bold, statistically significant value