CANCER MORTALITY NEAR CHEMICAL PLANT.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperpeer-review

Abstract

The current pilot project tests the feasibility of determining the carcinogenic effects of arsenic by examining the mortality of populations living near an insecticide-producing industry. Cancer death rates in populations from census tracts near the plant are compared to all the tracts in the city which match on several variables. The advantage of using this matching study design is that data from several projects with similar designs might be combined despite differences in the characteristics of the populations exposed to the arsenic in various cities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes
EventProc Air Pollut Control Assoc 1976, for Annu Meet, 69th - Portland, OR, USA
Duration: Jun 27 1976Jul 1 1976

Conference

ConferenceProc Air Pollut Control Assoc 1976, for Annu Meet, 69th
CityPortland, OR, USA
Period6/27/767/1/76

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'CANCER MORTALITY NEAR CHEMICAL PLANT.'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this