aSites had to meet the following criteria: (1) the BEIR VII committee provides lifetime risk estimates, (2) the study investigators present estimates of the ERR/Gy, (3) the mean dose to the organ of interest is less than 4 Gy, and (4) the estimate is based on at least 30 exposed cases.
bFor the LSS, estimates are sex-specific estimates from Table 12-3 (for the sex indicated in column 3) and are for exposure at age 30 at attained age 60.
cBoice and others (1988).
dWeiss and others (1994).
eInskip and others (1990b).
fDarby and others (1994).
gCarr and others (2002).
TABLE 12-12 Comparison of Estimated ERR/Gy from Selected Worker Studies with the ERR/Gy Used in the Committee’s Preferred Models for Estimating Solid Cancer and Leukemia Mortality