Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorSingh A
Study Year2010
Molecular Weight of AgentN/A
AgentIndoor environmental quality (IEQ)
Outcome/DiagnosisAbsenteeism due to asthma and work hours effected by asthma
Activity InterventionMoved to green buildings
Participation RatePremove survey: 58.9(n=33) for study 1; 68.5% (n=142) for study 2.
Intervention EffectivenessMoved from conventional office buildings to LEED-rated buildings: <br />1. Absenteeism: reduced by 0.034 h/mo for each occupant reporting asthma or allergies <br />2. Affected work hours: reduced by 2.35 h/mo for each occupant reporting asthma or allergies.
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