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Table 2 Distribution of the deaths among cement workers in Greece (1969-1998)

From: Respiratory tract mortality in cement workers: a proportionate mortality study

Causes of death N/Total (%)
Production cement workers  
 Infectious diseases (0-139) 13/632 (2,1)
 Diseases of genitourinary system (580-629) 3/632 (0,5)
 Accidents and violence (800-999) 30/632 (4,7)
 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710-739) 2/632 (0,3)
 All Cancer (140-208) 209/632 (33,1)
 Endocrine, metabolic and immunity disorders (240-279) 8/632 (1,3)
 Nervous system (320-359) 4/632 (0,6)
 Circulatory system (390-459) 310/632 (49,1)
 Diseases of respiratory system (460-519) 37/632 (5,8)
 Diseases of digestive system (520-579) 16/632 (2,5)
Maintenance workers  
 Infectious diseases (0-139) 6/336 (2,1)
 Diseases of genitourinary system (580-629) 2/336 (0,6)
 Accidents and violence (800-999) 26/336 (7,8)
 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710-739) 1/336 (0,3)
 All Cancer (140-208) 91/336 (26,7)
 Endocrine, metabolic and immunity disorders (240-279) 5/316 (1,6)
 Blood and blood forming organs (280-289) 1/336 (0,3)
 Nervous system (320-359) 1/336 (0,3)
 Circulatory system (390-459) 160/336 (47,6)
 Diseases of respiratory system (460-519) 20/316 (6,3)
 Diseases of digestive system (520-579) 23/336 (6,4)
Office workers  
 Infectious diseases (0-139) 6/189 (3,2)
 Diseases of genitourinary system (580-629) 4/189 (2,1)
 Accidents and violence (800-999) 6/189 (3,2)
 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue (710-739) 1/189 (0,5)
 All Cancer (140-208) 38/189 (20,3)
 Endocrine, metabolic and immunity disorders (240-279) 4/189 (2,1)
 Mental disorders (290-319) 1/189 (0,5)
 Nervous system (320-359) 1/189 (0,5)
 Circulatory system (390-459) 106/189 (56,0)
 Diseases of respiratory system (460-519) 16/189 (8,4)
 Diseases of digestive system (520-579) 6/189 (3,2)