Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1997
Molecular Weight of AgentBoth
Agent CategoryVarious
Specific AgentN/A
Occupation Various occupations
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure (mean: 3.1 yrs)
Participation Rate202 of 257 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 79%)
Intervention EffectivenessCompared to those who stayed with the same employer (n=117), subjects with new employer or currently unemployed (n=85) were more likely to suffer a reduction in income (p<0.001). Compensation claims, company size, education level, and age at diagnosis were associated with becoming unemployment or new employer after OA diagnosis.
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