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Document ID (ISN)76548
CIS number 01-435
Year 1999
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2000-105
Author(s)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Title Work-related lung disease: Surveillance report 1999
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Publications Dissemination, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, 1999. xvii, 202p. Illus.
Abstract This report is a summary of statistical data for various occupational respiratory diseases on work-related lung diseases in the United States. The data are presented in a series of figures and tables and cover asbestosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, silicosis, byssinosis, exposure to cotton dust, pneumopathy due to inhalation of other dust, neoplasms of the pleura, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, asthma, pneumoconiosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Data are given on mortality, morbidity, and exposure by state, industry, occupation and causative agent.
Descriptors (primary) USA; occupational diseases; statistics; respiratory diseases; lung diseases
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; neoplasms; obstructive ventilatory impairment; extrinsic allergic alveolitis; report; tuberculosis; byssinosis; morbidity; mortality; asthma; chemical pneumonitis; pneumoconiosis; asbestosis; toxic substances; silicosis; compilation of statistics; respiratory impairment; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; compensation of occupational diseases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)