Table 2

Observed deaths and crude mortality rate among farmers for the study and comparison groups—cohort III

Study groupComparison group
Cause of deathNumber of deathsCrude death rate (1/105)Number of deathsCrude death rate (1/105)
All causes1661210.53391639.2
All malignant neoplasms23167.71991.9
    All others17.314.8
Infectious disease321.9419.3
Circulatory disease71517.7191923.6
Respiratory disease536.534164.4
Digestive disease536.51991.9
Injury and poisoning858.31991.9
Other disease1072.92096.7