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ID (ISN) del documento111023
Número CIS 10-0556
ISSN - Título de la serie 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Año 2010
Número de serie
Autor(es) Mauer M.P., Herdt-Losavio M.L., Carlson G.A.
Título Asthma and lower respiratory symptoms in New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster
Información bibliográfica Jan. 2010, Vol.83, No.1, p.21-27. 33 ref.
Acceso Internet Asthma_and_lower_respiratory_symptoms.pdf [en inglés]
Resumen The objective of this study was to investigate whether New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster were more likely to report asthma or lower respiratory symptoms (LRS), namely cough, wheeze, chest tightness and shortness of breath than non-exposed employees, two years after the terrorist attack. Participants (578 exposed, 702 non-exposed) completed mailed questionnaires in 2003. A specially-developed exposure assessment method was used and exposure scores were subjected to Poisson regression analysis. Findings are discussed. It is concluded that even moderately-exposed responders may experience health impacts from exposures in later stages of a disaster. Exposure to smoke may have had a greater lower respiratory impact than re-suspended dust.
Descriptores (primarios) Nueva York; polvos en suspensión aérea; humos; enfermedades respiratorias; asma; catástrofes
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; periodo de latencia; disnea; valoración de la exposición; encuesta por cuestionario; estudio del caso y testigo; valoración estadística
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaNueva York
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Medicina del trabajo, higiene, primeros auxilios
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Incendios, explosiones y riesgos mayores
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)