DOSE-RESPONSE ANALYSIS
Of RADIATION WORKERS

SUMMARY

  1. Poisson Regression Models Used
    To Describe Cancer Death Rates
    For 28,347 White Males Radiation Workers

  2. Main Effects Model With "External" Rates
    • linear excess relative risk
    • multiplicative relative risk

  3. Regression Diagnostic Indicate
    Multiplicative RR Wrong For This Data

  4. Additional Results, Data Sets, Computer Programs
    • available via Internet
    • URL for my Home Page at End of Abstract

    • www.epm.ornl.gov/~frome/

    • See Oak Ridge Mortality Study