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Site-Specific Proportionate Mortality for Cancer by Industry for Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing
Summary Table

  PMRs
Agriculture Sector Crop Industry Animal Industry Agriculture Services Industry Horticulture Industry Forestry/Logging Industry Fishing/Hunting Industry
Cause of Death 89 88 93 100 95 95 103
All Cancer Mortality
Oral & Pharyngeal Cancer 82 83 69 104 121 83 153
Esophageal Cancer 80 78 85 94 106 96 132
Stomach Cancer 87 84 103 84 96 81 95
Colon & Rectal Cancer 84 82 92 97 78 80 80
Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer 85 83 89 78 103 86 107
Pancreatic Cancer 96 93 107 112 92 89 111
Nasal Cancer 99 96 125 51 105 126 55
Laryngeal Cancer 77 77 72 64 138 95 151
Lung Cancer 81 82 71 94 100 103 113
Pleural & Peritoneal Cancer 58 56 64 134 88 60 29
Malignant Melanoma 97 95 100 140 93 90 92
Breast Cancer 84 77 98 105 91 91 69
Prostate Cancer 103 99 118 110 98 103 94
Testicular Cancer 89 85 108 125 73 38 84
Bladder Cancer 79 76 86 106 95 86 100
Kidney Cancer 94 92 98 116 96 77 103
Brain & Nervous System Cancer 97 93 108 122 76 91 96
Thyroid Gland Cancer 95 96 94 88 68 51 110
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 93 88 113 106 77 81 82
Multiple Myeloma 102 98 118 120 100 99 106
All Leukemia 101 97 118 103 68 89 108
Non-chronic Lymphatic Cancer 100 96 117 93 66 95 118
Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia 104 100 120 134 74 72 83

(Click on headings to view detailed charts and supporting data for industries.)
The cells show proportionate mortality ratios (PMRs) for each cause of death by industry. The PMRs indicate whether mortality is high or low compared to the general population for the disease specified.

Suggested Citation : NIOSH (2010). National Occupational Mortality Surveillance (NOMS). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies, Surveillance Branch. Date accessed._________.

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