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Document ID (ISN)109946
CIS number 09-806
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koh D.H., Kim H.R., Han S.S.
Title The relationship between chronic rhinosinusitis and occupation: The 1998, 2001, and 2005 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES)
Bibliographic information Mar. 2009, Vol.52, No.3, p.179-184. 32 ref.
Abstract The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between chronic rhinosinusitis and occupation, using data from the 1998, 2001, and 2005 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES). Men and women aged 20-59 years who participated in the three surveys were included. Trained interviewers visited subjects' homes and administered a standardized questionnaire. The prevalence ratios of chronic rhinosinusitis by major groups were compared with those of clerical workers. Data were subjected to Poisson regression analyses. There were significantly increased prevalence ratios among plant and machinery operators and assemblers, elementary occupations, crafts and related trade workers, and the unemployed.
Descriptors (primary) rhinitis; Korea, Republic of; occupation disease relation; chronic diseases; sinusitis
Descriptors (secondary) machining; conditions of work; questionnaire survey; frequency rates; craft and related trades workers; statistical evaluation; blue-collar workers; metalworking industry
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)