Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
AuthorMeijster T
Study Year2011
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
AgentFlour dust
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma and rhinitis
Activity Intervention<ol><li> Covenant (education) intervention progarm</li> </li> Health surveillance intervention</li></ul>
Participation Rate10,000 workers participated in each of intervention programs, respectively for the 20 years.
Intervention EffectivenessFor without intervention: <ul><li> Asthma symptoms New cases=1404, Disease years=11,968</li></ul> For Covenant intervention program: <ul><li> Asthma symptoms: New cases = 1098, Disease years=9885</li><li> A benefit f &euro;16,848,546 over a period of 20 years for a population of 10,000 workers.</li></ul> For Health surveillance intervention: <ul><li> Asthma symptoms: New cases=493, Disease years=6649</li><li> An estimated benefit of &euro;44,659,352 for the full 20-year period for a population of 10,000 workers</li></ul>
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