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Document ID (ISN)39488
CIS number 83-542
ISSN - Serial title 0301-0279 - Revue franšaise des maladies respiratoires
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Neukirch F., Perdrizet S., Bouvier-Colle M.H., Pariente R.
Title Respiratory deaths in agricultural and non-agricultural workers in France from 1970 to 1974
Original title MortalitÚ par maladies respiratoires chez les travailleurs en milieu agricole et non agricole en France de 1970 Ó 1974 [in French]
Bibliographic information 1983, Vol.11, No.1, p.47-55. 17 ref.
Abstract Analysis of respiratory mortality data in France collected by a European Community working group and comparison of findings in urban and rural communities. There was excess acute respiratory mortality among male and female agricultural workers; this confirmed the existence of this specific risk among agricultural workers. Further studies will be needed to precisely identify the environmental factors specific to farmwork to which these agricultural workers are exposed.
Descriptors (primary) mortality; agriculture; respiratory diseases
Descriptors (secondary) influenza; bronchitis; asthma; comparative study; pneumonia; emphysema; lung cancer; bronchial cancer
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Influenza
Agriculture
Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Viral diseases (other than aids)