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Occupations of fathers of children dying from neoplasms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7338698     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
It has been suggested in a number of recent reports that there is a possible relationship between parental occupation and malignant disease in children. A proportional mortality analysis relating deaths among children in England and Wales in 1959-63 and 1970-72 to occupation of father as stated on the child's death certificate has not shown any convincing evidence for such associations. Earlier papers published on the subject are reviewed. Although there is some slight evidence for associations between childhood tumours and certain parental occupations there is little consistency between the results reported by different authors. A previously reported association between higher social class and deaths from neoplasms was found also in this study. The explanation for this finding is unknown, and it remains possible that it is an artefact.
Authors:
B M Sanders; G C White; G J Draper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of epidemiology and community health     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0143-005X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Epidemiol Community Health     Publication Date:  1981 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1982-06-14     Completed Date:  1982-06-14     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909766     Medline TA:  J Epidemiol Community Health     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  245-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Child
Child, Preschool
England
Fathers*
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Neoplasms / mortality*
Occupations*
Social Class
Wales
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