Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorMalo
Study Year1993
CountryCanada
Molecular Weight of AgentBoth
Agent CategoryVarious
Specific AgentN/A
Occupation Various occupations
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure (>2 yrs)
Participation Rate134 of 211 eligible subjects with OA (Participation rate: 64%)
Intervention EffectivenessPaired with asthmatic (non-OA) controls (n=91), 91 subjects with OA (out of 134) were statistically significantly more likely to have increased asthma symptoms, limitation of activities, emotional dysfunction, and environmental stimuli. Quality of life for subjects with OA was slightly less satisfactory than paired controls.
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