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Table 1 Occupational characteristics of diagnostic medical radiation workers by occupational group and sex

From: Projected lifetime cancer risks from occupational radiation exposure among diagnostic medical radiation workers in South Korea

Occupational group Sex Number Age at first exposure
(mean)
Exposure duration
(mean, years)
Cumulative badge doses by job start year
(median, mSv)
1991 2001 2011
Radiologic technologist Male 17,278 25 36 22.86 11.72 9.18
Female 9078 22 39 10.85 6.92 5.66
Radiologist Male 1057 26 35 10.99 3.15 1.93
Female 463 26 35 12.33 3.22 1.38
Other physician Male 15,986 35 26 4.36 1.65 0.78
Female 2698 29 32 5.21 2.48 1.60
Dentist Male 12,279 25 36 3.01 1.77 1.26
Female 3426 26 35 2.80 1.65 1.23
Dental hygienist Male 70 26 35 4.45 3.26 3.33
Female 13,418 22 39 3.14 2.08 1.76
Nurse Male 424 27 34 12.68 4.89 3.74
Female 7137 22 39 10.55 3.97 3.32
Other Male 6776 25 36 6.53 3.30 2.88
Female 4306 21 40 4.40 2.78 2.20
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