Year: 1989 Source: American Journal of Industrial Medicine, v.15, (1989), p.335-342 SIEC No: 20021003

Cause-specific mortality was evaluated by period of hire for 37,682 male chemical workers in order to test the hypothesis that employees hired during WWII were at increased risk for selected causes of death. Employees hired during the war did not show evidence of higher mortality from homicide, suicide, alcoholism, or any of the selected cancer types suggested from the refinery study. (8 refs)