Table 2

Weighted Cohen's κs and 95% CIs for cumulative exposure* assigned to the male subcohort members (N=1455) by the different methods

Case-by-case expert assessment versus Asbestos JEMCase-by-case expert assessment versus DOMJEMCase-by-case expert assessment versus FINJEMAsbestos JEM versus DOMJEMAsbestos JEM versus FINJEMDOMJEM versus FINJEM
Asbestos0.10 (0.05 to 0.13)0.29 (0.23 to 0.32)0.23 (0.19 to 0.29)0.25 (0.20 to 0.29)0.42 (0.38 to 0.47)0.50 (0.47 to 0.55)
PAHs 0.42 (0.29 to 0.52)0.40 (0.32 to 0.52) 0.51 (0.44 to 0.57)
Welding fumes 0.70 (0.65 to 0.74)
  • * Cumulative exposure is based on P×job duration for the expert assessment and on P×I×job duration for the JEMs.

  • JEM, job-exposure matrice.