Table A1 Employment level adjustment and turnover factors used in the calculation of attributable fraction
Main industry sectorAdjustment factor for change in employment levels*Turnover per year (%)Equivalent turnover factor to apply to point estimate of numbers exposed†
MenAgriculture, hunting and forestry; fishing193
Mining and quarrying, electricity, gas and water; manufacturing industry1.494
Construction1135
Service industries0.9114
Total1104
WomenAgriculture, hunting and forestry; fishing0.75104
Mining and quarrying, electricity, gas and water; manufacturing industry1.5146
Construction0.67166
Service industries0.8156
Total0.9156
  • *Applied to CAREX data only. Exposed numbers are obtained for a mid-point year in the REP where national employment data sources have been used (the LFS or CoE).

  • †Based on a 40-year (solid tumour) REP and life expectancy tables.

  • CoE, Census of Employment; LFS, Labour Force Survey; REP, relevant exposure period.