Table 4

Overall and asbestos-related mortality in selected industries for manual and non-manual workers*

 Asbestos industryChemical industryConstruction industryElectrical generation and distribution industry
ManualNon-manualManualNon-manualManualNon-manualManualNon-manual
OSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCI
All deaths121150125 to 180188047 to 1269579791 to 1038828075 to 865341119116 to 122133310095 to 1061339882 to 1162778777 to 98
All neoplasms61174133 to 2231312968 to 2204169788 to 1074168678 to 952399125120 to 13060210597 to 1147512296 to 1531319176 to 108
Laryngeal cancer11825 to 101521425173 to 514846016 to 1551115376 to 27461203155 to 26089541 to 187000 to 32629512 to 344
Lung cancer21175108 to 2681291 to 16115110388 to 1211106755 to 81995153144 to 16320010490 to 1192511876 to 174336646 to 93
Mesothelioma1640712327 to 6611544891458 to 10 47614293160 to 49247521 to 19348227168 to 30216260149 to 4226863317 to 18787430173 to 885
Asbestosis000 to 21 850000 to 59 137000 to 1809000 to 1487340183 to 11712843102 to 3043000 to 11 166000 to 4692
 Manufacture of basic metalsMetal products manufacturingRailroad industryShipping industry
ManualNon-manualManualNon-manualManualNon-manualManualNon-manual
OSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCIOSMRCI
All deaths74810194 to 1092638172 to 921211114108 to 1212988475 to 94467112102 to 1225479991 to 108784124116 to 1332049482 to 108
All neoplasms32810090 to 1121278772 to 103498113103 to 1231348773 to 103226126110 to 1432239381 to 105338121108 to 1349510081 to 122
Laryngeal cancer35411 to 158313327 to 3881216384 to 2851421 to 235720683 to 42449325 to 238511337 to 264000 to 216
Lung cancer12711294 to 134295738 to 82203138119 to 158479066 to 1197412296 to 153789575 to 118136141119 to 1673410673 to 147
Mesothelioma11291145 to 520317837 to 522918785 to 354211814 to 4257352141 to 725311223 to 32715475266 to 7841972 to 540
Asbestosis000 to 3205000 to 5046171018 to 39571165442 to 9217000 to 6301000 to 4079000 to 2773000 to 7192
  • *Reference population: manual and non-manual workers in all other industries.

  • O, observed number of deaths; SMR, standardised mortality ratio.