Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelPrimary
AuthorLee A
Study Year2001
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
Agent CategoryPlants
Specific AgentLatex
Occupation Food Handlers
Outcome/DiagnosisLatex glove use
Activity Intervention Brief education on latex and the hazards of latex gloves use
Participation Rate30 food stalls
Intervention EffectivenessLatex glove use was significantly reduced from 33.3% to 3.3% (p=0.006)
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