Meta Analysis the Effects of Asbestos and Silica Dust on the Risk of Lung Cancer among Workers


  • Aurina Firda Kusuma Wardani Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia
  • Sumardiyono Sumardiyono Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Sebelas Maret
  • Bhisma Murti Masters Program in Public Health, Universitas Sebelas Maret, Indonesia


Background: Lung cancer is a cancer whose incidence increases every year and is the number one cancer cause of death in the world. One of the causes of lung cancer comes from occupational exposure in the form of asbestos dust and silica. This study aims to analyze the effect of exposure to asbestos and silica dust on the incidence of lung cancer in the working community.

Subjects and Method: This study is a meta-analysis with the following PICO, population: working society. Intervention: exposure to asbestos dust and silica dust. Comparison: not exposed to asbestos dust and silica dust. Result: lung cancer. The articles used in this study were obtained from three databases, namely Google Scholar, Pubmed, and Science Direct. The keywords to search for articles were


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How to Cite

Wardani, A. F. K., Sumardiyono, S., & Murti, B. (2022). Meta Analysis the Effects of Asbestos and Silica Dust on the Risk of Lung Cancer among Workers. Journal of Epidemiology and Public Health, 7(2), 274–287. Retrieved from




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