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Document ID (ISN)46366
CIS number 86-1100
ISSN - Serial title 0018-8247 - Higiena i zdraveopazvane
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Atanasov S., Marčev A.
Title Fishing region as a factor affecting skin diseases among sailors of the deep-sea fishing fleet
Original title Rajonat na ribolov kato faktor, vlijaešč varhu kožnite zaboljavanija na morjacite ot okeanskija riboloven flot [in Bulgarian]
Bibliographic information 1984, Vol.27, No.2, p.122-129. Illus 10 ref.
Abstract Skin morbidity was studied among 970 sailors of the Bulgarian ocean fishing fleet. The observed high morbidity can be attributed to occupational factors on board and ashore. Dermatomycoses were the predominant complaint (affecting 26.5% of the subjects), followed by dermatitis and eczemas (19.5%) and pyoderma. The highest morbidity rate (139%) occurred in the north-west Atlantic region, which was followed by the central West African Atlantic region (52.4%) and the south-east Atlantic region (38.3%).
Descriptors (primary) deep-sea fishing; morbidity; geographical variables; eczema; mycoses
Descriptors (secondary) frequency rates; Bulgaria
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases