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Document ID (ISN)51415
CIS number 89-469
ISBN(s) 91-7464-309-6
Year 1986
Convention or series no. Arbete och Hälsa 1986:23
Author(s) Sjögren B., Hörte L.G.
Title Chronic interstitial pneumonia as a cause of death in certain occupational categories
Original title Kronisk interstitiell lunginflammation som dödsorsak i olika yrkeskategorier [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Publikationsservice, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1986. 11p. 11 ref.
Abstract The number of deaths from chronic interstitial pneumonia has increased in the past decade. This study combines statistics from the National Census of 1970 and the Causes of Death Register 1971-1980, and covered only men from 20-64yrs of age in 1970. Mortality due to this disorder was higher in unemployed than employed men, except in the case of bakers, where mortality was also higher. This group of workers should be studied further to determine whether exposure to flour and other organic dusts is causally related to the development of chronic respiratory disease.
Descriptors (primary) bakery products industry; Sweden; flour; unemployment; occupation disease relation; pneumonia; pulmonary fibrosis; mortality
Descriptors (secondary) statistics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Food industry
Unemployment