Table 3

 Cancer incidence 1958–99 in 1711 subjects employed for at least one year with a 20 year induction latency period

Tumour siteICD-71958–891990–99Total
OESIR95% CIOESIR95% CIOESIR95% CI
Stomach15189.630.830.36 to 1.6353.621.380.45 to 3,231313.30.980.52 to 1.68
Colon1531413.01.080.59 to 1.8177.420.940.38 to 1.942120.41.030.64 to 1.58
Rectum154119.481.160.58 to 2.0744.810.830.23 to 2.131514.31.050.59 to 1.73
Pancreas15785.161.550.67 to 3.0522.440.820.10 to 2.96107.601.320.63 to 2.42
Sinonasal cavities16010.412.440.06 to 13.600.330.000.00 to 11.210.741.350.03 to 7.53
Lung16211914.31.330.82 to 2.11128.551.400.73 to 2.453122.81.360.92 to 1.93
Breast1701912.91.470.90 to 2.3396.621.360.62 to 2.582819.61.430.95 to 2.07
Prostate1772922.11.310.89 to 1.902615.41.691.10 to 2.475537.51.471.10 to 1.91
Kidney180055.150.970.32 to 2.2712.090.480.01 to 2.6767.240.830.30 to 1.80
Urinary bladder1801, 1811411.21.250.68 to 2.0997.631.180.54 to 2.242318.81.220.77 to 1.83
Soft tissue sarcoma19751.174.271.39 to 9.9710.631.590.04 to 8.8461.803.331.22 to 7.26
Multiple myeloma20362.362.540.93 to 5.5311.380.720.02 to 4.0473.741.870.75 to 3.86
Leukaemias204–20754.461.120.36 to 2.6141.333.010.82 to 7.7095.801.550.71 to 2.95
All sites140–2092041671.221.06 to 1.40109941.160.95 to 1.403132611.201.07 to 1.34