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Table 3 Lifetime cancer risks by occupational group and year of beginning radiologic practice among female diagnostic medical radiation workers

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

Occupational group Job start year LAR LFR (%) LBR
(90% UI) (90% UI)
Radiologic technologist 1991 391.2 (93.6–1006.8) 1.00 (0.24–2.58)  
2001 382.6 (74.3–1078.6) 0.98 (0.19–2.77)  
2011 322.1 (58.7–923.3) 0.83 (0.15–2.37) 38,991
Radiologist 1991 270.5 (67.7–701.5) 0.70 (0.17–1.81)  
2001 100.7 (19.1–273.7) 0.26 (0.05–0.71)  
2011 41.5 (10.0–107.5) 0.11 (0.03–0.28) 38,792
Other physician 1991 131.7 (28.7–361.8) 0.34 (0.07–0.94)  
2001 79.7 (14.9–247.4) 0.21 (0.04–0.64)  
2011 36.6 (8.3–95.8) 0.10 (0.02–0.25) 38,508
Dentist 1991 66.1 (14.7–174.1) 0.17 (0.04–0.45)  
2001 48.3 (9.3–124.2) 0.12 (0.02–0.32)  
2011 23.5 (6.0–58.8) 0.06 (0.02–0.15) 38,792
Dental hygienist 1991 105.3 (24.0–277.9) 0.27 (0.06–0.71)  
2001 80.6 (16.5–240.3) 0.21 (0.04–0.62)  
2011 48.0 (11.9–125.2) 0.12 (0.03–0.32) 38,991
Nurse 1991 402.6 (98.2–1090.1) 1.03 (0.25–2.80)  
2001 222.8 (39.6–674.3) 0.57 (0.10–1.73)  
2011 129.9 (28.1–350.3) 0.33 (0.07–0.90) 38,991
Other 1991 198.3 (40.7–787.3) 0.51 (0.10–2.02)  
2001 153.5 (28.2–464.3) 0.39 (0.07–1.19)  
2011 95.1 (20.1–255.6) 0.24 (0.05–0.65) 39,028
  1. LAR lifetime attributable risk (excess cases per 100,000, 90% uncertainty interval [UI]), LFR lifetime fractional risk (%, 90 uncertainty interval), LBR lifetime baseline risk (cases per 100,000)
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