Table 2

Prevalence, mean cumulative exposure and mean duration of solvent exposure in cases and controls*

AgentCasesControls
Ever (n)Ever (%)Mean cumulative exposure (ppm)Mean duration of exposure (years)Ever (n)Ever (%)Mean cumulative exposure (ppm)Mean duration of exposure (years)
Any solvent9553897
ALHC412.262878.81392.6726110.9
ARHC743.9987610.13516.410 58811
BENZ130.77567.4661.310544.7
CHC10.18691.5130.346147.6
GASO50.31434.1250.51694.2
MCH00000000
OSOL271.545098.9891.7715013.4
PER00000000
TCE10.11881.530.14583.7
TOLU361.9939991282.410 74210.6
TRI0000110.235216.1
  • *Exposure in an occupation where p≥25% in job-exposure matrix for at least 1 year with a 5-year lag.

  • ALHC, aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons; ARHC, aromatic hydrocarbons; BENZ, benzene; CHC, chlorinated hydrocarbons; GASO, gasoline; MCH, methylene chloride; OSOL, other organic solvents; PER, perchloroethylene; TCE, 1,1,1-trichloroethane; TOLU, toluene; TRI, trichloroethylene.