Table 3 Mortality from all causes and chapters of the International Classification of Diseases for the Wittenoom women who did not work directly with asbestos, 1950 to 2004
Cause of deathICD chapter (revisions 7–9 and 10)nSMR1* (95% CI)SMR2† (95% CI)
All causes4190.98 (0.89 to 1.08)1.13 (1.02 to 1.24)
InfectionsI and A, B61.12 (0.41 to 2.45)1.27 (0.47 to 2.77)
NeoplasmsII and C, D to D48.91491.18 (1.00 to 1.39)1.42 (1.20 to 1.67)
EndocrineIII and E181.40 (0.83 to 2.21)1.66 (0.98 to 2.62)
BloodIV and D50–D8910.88 (0.02 to 4.89)1.00 (0.03 to 5.57)
Mental disordersV and F50.72 (0.23 to 1.68)0.76 (0.25 to 1.78)
Nervous disordersVI and G, H80.72 (0.31 to 1.42)0.81 (0.35 to 1.60)
Circulatory systemVII and I1350.83 (0.70 to 0.99)0.94 (0.79 to 1.11)
Respiratory systemVIII and J311.16 (0.79 to 1.65)1.33 (0.90 to 1.89)
Digestive systemIX and K90.62 (0.28 to 1.18)0.71 (0.33 to 1.36)
Genitourinary systemX and N50.70 (0.23 to 1.64)0.82 (0.27 to 1.91)
Pregnancy complicationsXI and O0
SkinXII and L0
MusculoskeletalXIII and M20.71 (0.09 to 2.58)0.82 (0.10 to 2.95)
Symptoms/signs/ill definedXVI and R195.71 (3.44 to 8.91)6.35 (3.83 to 9.92)
Accidents/injury/poisoningXVII and V to Y98.9190.73 (0.44 to 1.14)0.82 (0.50 to 1.28)
  • *Women lost to follow-up censored at 31 December 2004; †women lost to follow-up censored at date last known to be alive.