Table 4

SMRs for workers in tyre and non-tyre sectors in the rubber industry for selected causes of death during 1967–2015 (using England and Wales reference rates)

Cause of deathIndustry groupTest for homogeneity (Χ2)P values
TyreNon-tyre
nSMR95% CInSMR95% CI
All causes
 Including missing cause of death13 9291.101.08 to 1.1220 2521.111.10 to 1.131.640.201
 Excluding missing cause of death13 2231.081.06 to 1.0919 0191.091.07 to 1.100.870.352
All neoplasms38371.141.11 to 1.1853901.131.10 to 1.160.360.549
All causes excluding neoplasms93901.051.03 to 1.0713 6351.071.05 to 1.092.230.136
All malignant neoplasms (MN)37891.151.11 to 1.1953121.131.10 to 1.160.250.614
MN larynx260.960.63 to 1.41360.930.65 to 1.290.020.899
MN oesophagus1501.150.97 to 1.351830.990.85 to 1.141.860.172
MN stomach cancer3431.381.23 to 1.534251.191.08 to 1.314.130.042
MN trachea, bronchus and lung13931.251.19 to 1.3219871.251.19 to 1.300.010.94
MN prostate3831.050.95 to 1.165020.980.89 to 1.071.090.297
MN bladder1731.161.00 to 1.352441.161.02 to 1.310.010.94
Multiple myeloma491.130.85 to 1.49560.900.70 to 1.181.250.264
Leukaemia781.000.80 to 1.251171.060.88 to 1.270.150.699
Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma470.690.52 to 0.92960.990.81 to 1.224.330.037
Circulatory diseases59681.061.03 to 1.0986591.081.05 to 1.100.820.365
Ischaemic heart disease38111.071.04 to 1.1155381.091.06 to 1.120.570.449
Respiratory diseases18741.091.04 to 1.1428561.171.13 to 1.215.490.019
Bronchitis3221.030.93 to 1.155201.131.04 to 1.241.710.192
Emphysema540.960.73 to 1.251091.351.12 to 1.634.340.037