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Table 5 SMRs by time since first exposure for selected causes of death (workers exposed ≥ 1 year)

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

ICD 9 Cause of death Years since first exposure
   1–<10 years 10–<20 years 20 + years
   Obs Exp SMR 95 % CI Obs Exp SMR 95 % CI Obs Exp SMR 95 % CI
001–999 All causes 8 6.18 1.29 0.56–2.55 7 8.03 0.87 0.35–1.80 14 11.48 1.22 0.67–2.05
140–239 All tumours 2 1.59 1.26 0.15–4.54 4 3.11 1.29 0.35–3.29 8 5.56 1.44 0.62–2.84
162 Malignant tumors of the larynx, trachea, bronchi, lungs 1 0.36 2.78 0.07–15.48 1 0.75 1.33 0.03–7.43 6 1.27 4.72 1.73–10.28