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Document ID (ISN)70009
CIS number 97-1897
ISSN - Serial title 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Li C.S., Hsu C.W., Lu C.H.
Title Dampness and respiratory symptoms among workers in daycare centers in a subtropical climate
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 1997, Vol.52, No.1, p.68-71. 16 ref.
Abstract The association between measures of dampness and symptoms of respiratory illness were investigated in 612 employees of 56 daycare centres in Taipei (Taiwan, China). There was a statistically significant relationship between the prevalence of sick building syndrome symptoms in workers and workplaces with mould or other signs of dampness.
Descriptors (primary) humidity; subtropical climate; day-care centres; respiratory diseases; sick building syndrome; Taiwan (China)
Descriptors (secondary) developing countries; report on investigation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTaiwan (China)
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Sick building syndrome
Natural phenomena