Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1998
Molecular Weight of AgentBoth
OccupationVarious occupations
Outcome/DiagnosisOccuaptional asthma
Activity InterventionRemoval from exposure (mean: 31 months)
Participation Rate55 of 72 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 76%)
Intervention EffectivenessFifty-four of 55 subjects presented with active asthma at follow-up, 26 of which were "severe". Thirty-nine of 54 subjects were unemployed, with the risk of unemployment greater for those with severe asthma, and for those without a college degree (p<0.05). Increased risk of severe asthma was also observed for women and industrial sector workers (p<0.05).
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