Table 4

Logistic regression model for odds of BeS/CBD (excluding all who worked at K-25)

Independent effectsEstimated coefficientsOR (95% CI)
DPβE69+1.806.06 (1.96 to 18.7)
Assigned lifetime weighted average (LTWA) exposure* >0.1 μg/m31.383.98 (1.43 to 11.0)
  • * Assigned lifetime-weighted average exposure based on interview and IH task assessment.

  • BeS, beryllium sensitisation; CBD, chronic beryllium disease; IH, industrial hygiene.