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RR833 - The joint effect of asbestos exposure and smoking on the risk of lung cancer mortality for asbestos workers (1971-2005)

The Great Britain Asbestos Survey was established in 1971 to monitor the long-term health of asbestos workers. Descriptive statistics and mortality of the cohort have been reported previously (Harding & Wegerdt, 2006; Harding & Frost, 2009). The objectives of the analysis undertaken for this report were:

This report and the work it describes were funded by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Its contents, including any opinions and/or conclusions expressed, are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect HSE policy.

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Updated 2011-02-09