Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorIossifova YY
Study Year2011
Molecular Weight of AgentN/A
AgentDampness in an office building, Indoor environmental quality (IEQ)
OccupationOffice Workers
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational respiratory health
Activity InterventionRemediation of a water-damaged office building. Relocation to other buildings or within the building.
Participation Rate97 office workers participated in both surveys in 2002 and 2005.
Intervention EffectivenessFor Remediation intervention without relocation: <ul><li> There was no overall improvement in respiratory health and pulmonary function from 2002 to 2005 among office workers in a building with ongoing incomplete remediation</li></ul> For Relocation intervention: <ul><li> Relocated respiratory cases had a significant decrease in their medication use scal</li><li> Relocated respiratory cases also showed significantly decreased lung function from 2002 to 200</li></ul>
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