Table 2

Observed number of deaths and cause specific SMRs

All members of the societyCarpentersPlasterersIronworkers
Cause of death (ICD-9)ObsSMR95% CIObsSMR95% CIObsSMR95% CIObsSMR95% CI
*p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001.
All causes (000–999)14660.90***0.85 to 0.947400.85***0.80 to 0.921461.030.87 to 1.21631.070.82 to 1.37
All malignant neoplasms (140–208)5060.980.90 to 1.072620.990.87 to 1.12481.110.82 to 1.47231.140.72 to 1.71
Cancer of oesophagus (150)140.840.46 to 1.4180.960.41 to 1.8800
Cancer of stomach (151)1290.960.80 to 1.13690.970.75 to 1.23141.210.67 to 2.0320.400.05 to 1.46
Cancer of liver (155, 159.1C)790.900.68 to 1.07440.960.70 to 1.2940.530.14 to 1.3551.270.41 to 2.97
Cancer of pancreas (157)300.940.63 to 1.34140.860.47 to 1.4410.370.01 to 2.0621.550.19 to 5.58
Cancers of trachea, bronchus, and lung (162)1091.080.88 to 1.30541.020.77 to 1.33131.610.86 to 2.75112.88**1.44 to 5.15
Heart disease (393–398, 410–429)2050.80***0.69 to 0.911050.76**0.62 to 0.92221.000.63 to 1.5260.680.25 to 1.47
Ischemic heart disease (410–414)910.81*0.65 to 1.00490.820.61 to 1.0890.980.45 to 1.8541.030.28 to 2.63
Heart failure (428)960.870.71 to 1.07460.770.57 to 1.03121.230.63 to 2.1420.550.07 to 1.98
Cerebrovascular disease (430–438)2110.930.81 to 1.061060.840.69 to 1.02180.950.56 to 1.50101.470.71 to 2.71
Pneumonia and bronchitis (466.0, 480–486, 490, 491)811.000.79 to 1.24460.990.73 to 1.33101.630.78 to 2.9931.350.28 to 3.95
Chronic liver disease and cirrhosis (571)571.050.79 to 1.36250.910.59 to 1.3571.380.55 to 2.8420.890.11 to 3.21
Accidents and adverse effects (E800–E949)1531.19*1.01 to 1.40761.190.94 to 1.49181.410.83 to 2.2371.300.52 to 2.67
Suicide (E950–E959)661.000.77 to 1.27300.950.64 to 1.3560.810.30 to 1.7641.340.36 to 3.42