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Site-Specific Proportionate Mortality for Cancer by Industry for Mining
Summary Table

  PMRs
Mining Metal Mining Industry Coal Mining Industry Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas Extraction Industry Nonmetallic Mining & Quarrying Industry, Exc Fuel
Cause of Death 95 97 94 100 97
All Cancer Mortality
Oral & Pharyngeal Cancer 77 62 77 81 86
Esophageal Cancer 76 80 71 81 106
Stomach Cancer 108 103 115 100 79
Colon & Rectal Cancer 84 81 84 86 84
Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer 92 104 95 86 68
Pancreatic Cancer 82 91 81 86 75
Nasal Cancer 72 107 67 72 75
Laryngeal Cancer 100 65 109 87 91
Lung Cancer 110 100 112 108 112
Pleural & Peritoneal Cancer 60 33 51 93 92
Malignant Melanoma 76 126 58 98 99
Breast Cancer 94 78 79 113 86
Prostate Cancer 88 115 80 105 94
Testicular Cancer 118 138 125 101 111
Bladder Cancer 85 86 81 95 95
Kidney Cancer 86 84 80 106 91
Brain & Nervous System Cancer 91 111 82 113 86
Thyroid Gland Cancer 87 87 76 98 146
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 91 93 85 108 96
Multiple Myeloma 91 94 79 128 103
All Leukemia 92 90 86 105 110
Non-chronic Lymphatic Cancer 90 88 82 106 119
Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia 95 96 94 103 87

(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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