Table 4

Characteristics of six ‘early-banned’ countries separately analysed by year of ban and GBD-estimated mortality rate (MR) of mesothelioma during 1990–1994, contrasted with the MR of 48 ‘banned and identified’ countries

CountryYear of banGBD-estimated mesothelioma MR during 1990–1994
(deaths per million per year)
‘Early-banned’ country
‘Banned and identified’ countries (n=48)1991–2019Average: 5.32, median 3.14
(First quartile 1.82, third quartile 8.07)
  • See Methods for full definition of asbestos ban.