Table 6 Exposure–response relationships between cumulative asbestos exposure and mortality from malignant mesothelioma and lung cancer among former Wittenoom women
DiseaseOdds ratio (95% CI)p Value
Malignant mesothelioma*
Cumulative exposure log (f/ml years)2.8 (1.9 to 4.0)<0.001
Cancer of the lung and trachea*
Cumulative exposure log (f/ml years)0.9 (0.7 to 1.2)0.614
  • *Adjusted for time since first exposure and age started living at Wittenoom.