Table 4

Cancer incidence 1959–98 in 4175 subjects employed for at least one year and after at least 20 years since first exposure

Tumour siteICD-7OESIR95% CI
Colon15345.580.720.19 to 1.84
Rectum15413.480.290.01 to 1.60
Lung1620–162186.741.190.51 to 2.34
Breast17099.690.930.42 to 1.76
Prostate1771211.41.050.54 to 1.84
Urinary bladder, ureter18144.390.910.25 to 2.33
Melanoma19013.040.330.01 to 1.83
Brain and nervous system19362.452.450.90 to 5.33
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma200, 20212.890.350.01 to 1.93
Leukaemia204–20721.661.200.15 to 4.35
All140–2098080.50.990.78 to 1.23