Term in model | Estimate | Standard error | Likelihood ratio test† | ||
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*Linear relative risk model for lung cancer mortality rate is given by λ = λ_{0} × (1 + β_{10}E_{10}) where λ_{0} = exp[β_{0} + β_{1}(sex = female) + β_{2}(race = non-white) + β_{3}(age = 50–54 years) + β_{4}(age = 55–59 years) + β_{5}(age = 60–64 years) + β_{6}(age = 65–69 years) + β_{7}(age = 70–74 years) + β_{8}(age = 75–79 years) + β_{9}(age = 80+ years)] and E_{10} is cumulative chrysotile exposure (in fibre-years/ml) lagged by 10 years. | |||||

†Likelihood ratio χ^{2} statistic, degrees of freedom, p value. | |||||

Intercept | β_{0} | −8.72 | 0.358 | – | |

Sex | Male | Ref | – | – | 43.5, 1, <0.0001 |

Female | β_{1} | −1.02 | 0.161 | ||

Race | White | Ref | – | – | 23.3, 1, <0.0001 |

Non-white | β_{2} | −1.03 | 0.238 | ||

Age | <50 years | Ref | – | – | 253.8, 7, <0.0001 |

50–54 years | β_{3} | 2.05 | 0.445 | ||

55–59 years | β_{4} | 2.66 | 0.410 | ||

60–64 years | β_{5} | 3.27 | 0.392 | ||

65–69 years | β_{6} | 3.61 | 0.388 | ||

70–74 years | β_{7} | 3.59 | 0.402 | ||

75–79 years | β_{8} | 3.87 | 0.415 | ||

80+ years | β_{9} | 4.20 | 0.432 | ||

Exposure | Fibre-years/ml; 10-year lag | β_{10} | 0.0198 | 0.00496 | 47.1, 1, <0.0001 |