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ID (ISN) del documento110879
Número CIS 10-0441
ISSN - Título de la serie 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2010
Número de serie
Autor(es) Harber P., Santiago S., Wu S., Bansal S., Liu Y., Yun D.
Título Subjective response to respirator type: Effect of disease status and gender
Información bibliográfica Feb. 2010, Vol.52, No.2, p.150-154. Illus. 32 ref.
Resumen The objective of this study was to assess the effect of respirator type and user characteristics, such as the state of health, on the subjective response to respirator use. The subjective responses for multiple domains were evaluated in 104 volunteers performing work tasks in a simulated work environment. Each used a dual cartridge half face mask and a filtering facepiece respirator. The study population was recruited to include four groups (normal respiratory status, mild asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or chronic rhinitis). Mixed model regression analyses determined the effects of respirator type, disease, gender and age. Half face masks produced more adverse subjective response than the filtering facepiece for most scales. There were significant interactions, such that disease status modified the effect of respirator type. In general, women reported greater adverse ratings than did men. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) nivel de salud; valoración del confort; respiradores
Descriptores (secundarios) enfermedades crónicas; rinitis; asma; alveolitis alérgica extrínseca; apreciación subjetiva; valoración estadística; diferencias por la edad; diferencias por el sexo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Protección individual
Broad subject area(s) Fisiología, ergonomía
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Métodos estadísticos
Respiratory protection