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Mortality from circulatory diseases, especially ischaemic heart disease in sea pilots and boatmen in Sweden 1951-84: a retrospective cohort study.
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PMID:  2310716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A cohort of 1455 sea pilots and boatmen employed after 1921 was established. Those identified and alive in 1951 (n = 1323) were linked to the Swedish cause of death register 1951-84. In 21 352 person-years 383 deaths were observed among sea pilots compared with 379.3 expected (SMR = 101;95% CI between 99 and 112) and in 12,127 person-years the observed number of deaths among boatmen was 136, expected 135.9 (SMR = 100) when Swedish men were used as a reference population. For ischaemic heart disease (IHD) (ICD-8: 410-414) the SMR was equal to 96 (obs = 131, exp = 137.2) for sea pilots and 91 (obs = 44, exp = 48.4) for boatmen. No trend over time or geographical differences could be observed. A healthy worker effect could not explain why there was no excess mortality from IHD.
Authors:
L Nyström; B Kolmodin-Hedman; E Jönsson; L Thomasson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of industrial medicine     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0007-1072     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Ind Med     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-18     Completed Date:  1990-04-18     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370637     Medline TA:  Br J Ind Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  122-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Epidemiology and Health Care Research, University of Umeå, Sweden.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Cardiovascular Diseases / mortality*
Cause of Death
Cohort Studies
Coronary Disease / etiology,  mortality
Healthy Worker Effect
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Naval Medicine*
Occupational Diseases / mortality*
Retrospective Studies
Stress, Psychological / complications
Sweden
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