Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
AuthorDonoghue AM
Study Year2011
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
OccupationAluminum smelters
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational Asthma (OA)
Activity InterventionExposure Control, respiratory protection, and pre-placement medical assessments.
Participation RateAll smelters participated in the study throughout the study period.
Intervention Effectiveness<ol><li> The incidence of OA was highest in 1992 at 9.46/1,000/year declining to 0.36/1,000/year in 2006</li> <li> The incidence of OA was significantly correlated with geometric mean total fluoride concentration(r(s)=0.497, P<0.00.</li></ul>
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