Table 1

Descriptive data for three cohorts

CountryTotalPerson-yearsDeaths
(% deaths in cohort)
Cancer deathsMean year first follow-up*Last year follow-upMean year of birthFemale (%)
USA58 313732 6573339 (6%)9921997201019580
UK9122272 6803477 (38%)110319762011193915
Finland20 752656 2097155 (34%)178619772013194312
Total88 1871661 54614 10738811990201119534
  • *Year of first blood lead test.