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An Occupational Legacy: Malignant Mesothelioma Incidence and Mortality in Wisconsin.

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Summary of "An Occupational Legacy: Malignant Mesothelioma Incidence and Mortality in Wisconsin."

Describe mesothelioma occurrence in Wisconsin during 1997-2013 by usual industry and occupation (I&O), including occupations generally considered low risk.

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Name: Journal of occupational and environmental medicine
ISSN: 1536-5948
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