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

  PMRs
Transportation Sector Railroad Industry Bus Service & Urban Transit Industry Taxicab Service Industry Trucking Service Industry Warehousing & Storage Industry U.S. Postal Service Industry Water Transportation Industry Air Transportation Industry Pipe Lines, Exc Natural Gas Industry Services Incidental To Transportation Industry Utilities And Sanitary Services Industry Electric Light & Power Industry Gas & Steam Supply Systems Industry Electric & Gas, & Other Combinations Industry Water Supply & Irrigation Industry Sanitary Services Industry
Cause of Death 102 100 102 84 103 103 105 105 109 105 111 107 109 105 114 106 98
All Cancer Mortality
Oral & Pharyngeal Cancer 100 103 74 114 97 110 93 141 106 47 126 100 93 71 111 109 121
Esophageal Cancer 101 104 85 61 97 130 107 116 109 56 114 111 114 115 88 112 104
Stomach Cancer 101 102 119 65 99 94 101 110 108 66 104 106 101 108 127 101 111
Colon & Rectal Cancer 102 107 105 85 92 104 113 102 107 141 111 108 113 105 130 107 85
Liver & Intrahepatic Bile Duct Cancer 103 100 111 88 100 93 106 128 99 0 132 101 98 77 99 125 102
Pancreatic Cancer 100 95 108 72 96 108 112 98 108 144 120 102 97 112 122 101 96
Nasal Cancer 107 99 117 145 114 118 113 75 51 . 113 85 81 117 45 165 53
Laryngeal Cancer 105 96 105 142 118 113 83 116 75 101 106 95 88 78 107 108 120
Lung Cancer 108 103 106 96 118 106 98 111 104 90 108 105 106 100 115 107 104
Pleural & Peritoneal Cancer 90 113 127 41 56 152 96 148 87 200 149 158 173 124 151 155 164
Malignant Melanoma 92 88 89 39 83 97 126 97 119 182 88 118 126 152 94 118 87
Breast Cancer 108 108 91 66 109 85 108 93 124 122 136 124 133 116 142 83 132
Prostate Cancer 95 94 99 75 89 98 108 96 107 140 100 102 105 99 117 104 87
Testicular Cancer 91 101 86 200 84 109 83 65 110 390 . 112 116 123 115 87 84
Bladder Cancer 103 102 85 83 108 131 102 110 98 102 96 101 94 120 98 94 112
Kidney Cancer 101 98 101 70 100 92 111 86 126 53 117 114 121 109 106 118 102
Brain & Nervous System Cancer 95 99 86 61 86 86 116 74 132 156 107 113 125 127 112 95 85
Thyroid Gland Cancer 95 84 55 135 107 104 124 51 63 . 20 101 105 52 213 124 91
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma 97 91 103 56 87 92 124 88 137 85 111 107 120 102 103 96 77
Multiple Myeloma 96 92 92 65 92 107 112 88 113 120 113 109 114 121 103 110 94
All Leukemia 99 96 103 65 90 104 116 92 123 106 121 117 119 120 133 112 95
Non-chronic Lymphatic Cancer 100 99 101 65 89 113 118 92 123 91 132 118 121 110 137 122 99
Chronic Lymphatic Leukemia 97 90 109 64 93 78 111 91 124 141 87 113 116 143 122 88 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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