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Site-Specific Proportionate Mortality for Cancer by Industry for Health Care & Social Assistance
Summary Table

  PMRs
Health Services & Social Assistance Offices Of Physicians Offices Of Dentists Offices Of Chiropractors Offices Of Optometrists Offices Of Health Practitioners, Nec Hospitals Nursing & Personal Care Facilities Health Services, Nec
Cause of Death 104 111 113 106 120 103 103 98 106
All Cancer Mortality
Oral & Pharyngeal Cancer 92 95 85 109 89 90 93 88 85
Esophageal Cancer 94 97 74 131 88 88 94 83 112
Stomach Cancer 102 124 122 130 103 113 99 95 93
Colon & Rectal Cancer 103 113 114 126 128 101 102 96 96
Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer 101 117 107 93 109 80 98 91 125
Pancreatic Cancer 112 130 137 110 193 101 108 109 122
Nasal Cancer 114 160 64 . . 71 127 96 41
Laryngeal Cancer 83 78 84 38 47 80 82 95 89
Lung Cancer 100 80 83 70 94 89 102 104 107
Pleural & Peritoneal Cancer 107 100 62 . . 68 108 107 146
Malignant Melanoma 113 159 158 81 137 120 107 87 125
Breast Cancer 106 137 131 192 122 111 106 88 106
Prostate Cancer 108 131 129 133 104 103 96 110 98
Testicular Cancer 110 128 116 . 951 428 92 90 145
Bladder Cancer 103 93 117 85 137 102 101 110 111
Kidney Cancer 110 128 116 45 238 146 107 100 122
Brain & Nervous System Cancer 110 148 160 206 168 133 106 91 105
Thyroid Gland Cancer 107 161 90 . 127 174 99 107 131
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 113 147 152 109 115 141 110 95 116
Multiple Myeloma 107 123 132 74 153 75 108 94 101
All Leukemia 110 125 141 124 164 125 108 97 115
Non-chronic Lymphatic Cancer 112 127 141 132 164 130 110 99 117
Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia 104 119 139 101 164 109 102 89 109

(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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