Table 8

Lifetime Attributable Risk for All Cancers for Two Radiation Exposure Scenarios Relevant to Occupationally Exposed Healthcare Workers (BEIR VII Model)

Exposure scenarioIncidence (%)Mortality (%)
1 mGy/yr throughout life (80 mGy)10 mGy/yr ages 18–65 (640 mGy)1 mGy/yr throughout life (80 mGy)10 mGy/yr ages 18–65 (640 mGy)
Males0.623.060.331.70
Females1.024.290.502.39

Adapted from BEIR VII (12).