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Work-related asthma: Ten most frequently reported agent categories associated with cases of work-related asthma, 1993–2008

Data

n.o.s. - not otherwise specified

Note:

Each case may be associated with up to three putative agents.

Percentages are based on the number of cases (n=8,239).

Each category includes many agents. For the most commonly reported agents within each category presented in this figure see table reference number 2014AT09-05. Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics lists some exposures in these categories as known asthmagens.

See Appendix for information about data sources and methods.

Source:

Provisional sentinel  surveillance data as of January 2012, reported by R. Harrison, J. Flattery, and J. Weinberg (California); L. Davis, E. Pechter, and K. Fitzsimmons (Massachusetts); K. Rosenman, MJ. Reilly, and M. Yoder (Michigan); and M. Lumia and A. Stephens (New Jersey).

Reference Number: 2014-812

Date Posted: February 2015

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