Date of filling in this questionnaire or last update: 02/11/2020
1. IDENTIFICATION & BASIC DESCRIPTION
Cohort name
  Italian Oil Refinery Workers (IOREW)
Country
 

  • Italy

Please provide any other information on the cohort location/s if needed
  4 cities included: Cagliari, Cremona, Milan, Rome
Name
  Angela Cecilia Pesatori
Institution
  Dept. Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Email
  angela.pesatori@unimi.it
Personal website
  https://expertise.unimi.it/get/person/angela-pesatori
Name
  Dario Consonni
Institution
  Epidemiology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy
Email
  dario.consonni@unimi.it
Personal website
  https://www.policlinico.mi.it/i-nostri-professionisti/profilo/1027/consonni-dario
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Contact Principal Investigator (name)
  Angela C. Pesatori
Participation in pooled analyses
 

  • The cohort is potentially interested in participating in pooled analyses of (European) occupational cohort studies (note pooled analyses also includes remote decentralized analyses that would not require any transfer of primary data as well as meta-analyses).

Main aim of cohort, please briefly describe the main objectives of the cohort
  Mortality study in oil refinery workers
Comparators (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • External study population (includes SMR/SIR studies)

Inclusion criteria
  Male workers ever employed in the plants
Exclusion criteria
  None
Enrollment
  Completed
Men at enrollment
  5112
Women at enrollment
  0
Children (<18 years) at enrollment
  0
Men at last follow-up
  5112
Women at last follow-up
  0
Children (<18 years) at last follow-up
  0
2. OUTCOME FOLLOW-UP
Type of data for outcome follow-up (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Death certificate

Death certificate (specify)
 

  • Underlying cause of death (ICD-9 code)

First follow-up period (provide year)
  1949-1982
Last follow-up period (provide year)
  1949-2012
Number of follow-ups after baseline (provide number)
  2
Participation at last follow-up (if known)
  98.5
3. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES
Source of exposure data collected (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Job-employment records

Occupational history/time frame
  Follow-up period
Occupational coding performed
  No
Types of exposure measurements
 

  • Other (specify)

Specify: Other
  Ever worked in the plant (yes vs. no) + duration of employment
Methods for exposure assessment (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Other (specify)

Specify: Other
  None
Main categories
 

  • Dusts and fibres
  • Solvents
  • Other chemicals

Dusts and fibres | Fibres
 

  • Asbestos (any form of asbestos chrysotile, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite, etc. or asbestos-containing material)

Solvents | Aliphatic and alicyclic hydrocarbon solvents
 

  • Gasoline

Solvents | Aromatic hydrocarbon solvents
 

  • Benzene

Other chemicals | Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs)
 

  • Benzo(a)pyrene

4. OUTCOMES EVALUATED
Baseline - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Death certificates

Follow-up - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Death certificates

Outcome type (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Mortality

Diagnostic groups based on ICD10
 

  • Other (specify)

Other (specify)
  All causes
6. Other Information
Possibility for linkage to data registries/data enrichment via data linkage
 

  • Mortality register