Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year2001
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryMetals
Specific AgentAluminum
Occupation Aluminum potroom workers (Includes reported by Sorgdrager, 1998)
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Transfer to low-exposure area (5 years)
Participation Rate122 of 179 eligble subjects (Participation rate: 68%)
Intervention EffectivenessLong duration of exposure prior to diagnosis was associated with lower percent predicted FEV1 at follow-up.
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