Prediction of Mesothelioma Incidence from Asbestos Consumption, A Comparative Study. Domyung Paek Seoul National University. Korean Situation. Asbestos industry started operation from 1960’s. Yet mesothelioma incidence stays low around 1-2/million, with male to female ratio of 1.6.
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Prediction of Mesothelioma Incidence from Asbestos Consumption, A Comparative Study
Seoul National University
Industrial Safety and Health Act of Korea, 1981
First Mesothelioma Case in Korea, 1994
Ecological association between asbestos-related diseasesand historical asbestos consumption: an international analysisRo-Ting Lin, Ken Takahashi, Antti Karjalainen, Tsutomu Hoshuyama, Donald Wilson, Takashi Kameda, Chang-Chuan Chan, Chi-Pang Wen, Sugio Furuya, Toshiaki Higashi, Lung-Chang Chien, Megu Ohtaki
Lancet 2007; 369: 844–49
RR(cohort I) =
∑ ( Per-capita asbestos consumption(i period)
* (40- age(i period))2 )