Table 7

Observed (Obs) and expected (Exp) number of cancers, and SIR (95% CI) among 199 female bookbinders (5023.0 person-years), followed up during 1955–98

Cancer sites (ICD-7)ObsExpSIR95% CI
LowerHigher
All cancers (140–205)2323.790.970.611.45
Stomach (151)00.920.004.00
Colon (153)01.430.002.56
Rectum (154)10.531.890.0210.52
Pancreas (157)20.583.420.3812.36
Lung (162)42.451.630.444.18
Breast (170)26.460.310.031.12
Cervix uteri (171)11.120.890.014.95
Corpus uteri (172)21.291.550.175.60
Ovary (175)11.490.670.013.74
Kidney (180)11.300.770.014.29
Bladder (181)10.521.910.0210.62
Skin melanoma (190)20.543.680.4113.27
Other skin (191)00.400.009.15
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (200, 202)00.420.008.73
All other sites (141, 152, 193, 194, 196, 197)64.341.380.503.01