Medical Practice

Relation between Radiographic Categories of Coalworkers' Pneumoconiosis and Expectation of Life

Br Med J 1973; 2 doi: (Published 02 June 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;2:532
  1. A. L. Cochrane


    A 20-year follow-up of the male population of the Rhondda Fach, examined in 1950-1, has been completed. Survival rates for miners and ex-miners appear independent of the x-ray category of pneumoconiosis except for category B or C, where survival rates are much reduced.

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