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Table. 1.

Asbestos-related pulmonary diseases in Korea from 2014 to 2019 (source: Ko et al., 2020)

(unit: person)

Year Asbestosis Malignant mesothelioma Lung cancer Diffuse pleural thickening Total
2014 162 42 21 2 227
2015 199 41 48 - 288
2016 294 45 75 2 416
2017 313 62 74 - 449
2018 395 59 68 - 522
2019 526 47 73 - 646
Biomed Sci Letters 2021;27:111-20 https://doi.org/10.15616/BSL.2021.27.3.111
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