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Table 5 Descriptive data on Sicilian workers by residence category

From: Gravity models to classify commuting vs. resident workers. An application to the analysis of residential risk in a contaminated area

  Commuters Moved to Gela Gela
N (workers) 3,234 709 1,684
Causes of death N N N
All deaths 342 76 145
Neoplasms 101 23 53
Lung cancer 24 10 20
Employment & follow-up Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age at employment 26.1 (5.7) 26.3 (5.4) 26.6 (6.6)
Age at the end of follow-up 58.3 (9.6) 59.7 (9.9) 56.6 (10.2)
Latencya 32.2 (9.2) 33.4 (9.7) 30 (9.2)
Job title N (%) N (%) N (%)
Blue collar 1,665 (51.5) 253 (37.7) 1,067 (63.4)
White collar 727 (22.5) 263 (37.1) 188 (11.2)
Both 608 (18.8) 142 (20) 322 (19.1)
Missing 234 (7.2) 51 (7.2) 107 (6.3)
  1. aPeriod from hiring to the end of follow-up (duration of follow-up.)