Premature Deaths Due to Silicosis in Turkey, 2006-2017: A Twelve-Year Longitudinal Study

Hatman E. A., Karagul D. A., Oyman E. K., Tuzun B., Simsek K. O., Kilicaslan Z.

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.38, no.6, pp.374-381, 2021 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2021.21208
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, Central & Eastern European Academic Source (CEEAS), CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database, Directory of Open Access Journals, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.374-381
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Deaths due to epidemics of silicosis still continue to be reported both in developing and developed countries, and silica exposure from different sectors remains an important occupational health concern.