The causes of deaths in an industry-dense area: example of Dilovasi (Kocaeli)


Hamzaoglu O., Etiler N., Yavuz C. I. , ÇAĞLAYAN Ç.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.41, ss.369-375, 2011 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 41 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3906/sag-1007-943
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.369-375

Özet

Aim: Chemical pollutants caused by the industry have changed both mortality rates and morbidity patterns causing new illnesses over the last few decades. This study aimed to determine the causes and characteristics of deaths related to cancer in 2004 in Dilovasi, Kocaeli, which was mainly used as a production, storage, and transfer area for a variety of industries, such as chemical, metal and metal products, energy, and machinery.