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Projected mesothelioma incidence in men in New South Wales

Clements, Mark; Berry, Geoffrey; Shi, Jill; Ware, Sandra; Yates, Deborah; Johnson, Anthony


Objectives: Based on observed numbers of incident mesotheliomas since 1972, to predict future numbers in men in New South Wales. Methods: The incidence of mesothelioma was modelled in two ways. First by using an age/birth cohort model, and second by using a model based on potential exposure to asbestos in terms of age and calendar year. The latter model included a term for clearance of asbestos fibres from the lungs, and a term for diagnostic fraction. The age and calendar year model was based...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
DOI: 10.1136/oem.2006.031823


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