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ID (ISN) del documento111552
Número CIS 11-0193
ISSN - Título de la serie 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Año 2010
Número de serie
Autor(es) McHugh M.K., Symanski E., Pompeii L.A., Delclos G.L.
Título Prevalence of asthma by industry and occupation in the U.S. working population
Información bibliográfica 2010, Vol.53, p.463-475. 45 ref.
Resumen Workers are potentially exposed to asthmagens daily. This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of asthma among working adults in the United States by industry and occupation. Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2001-2004), multiple logistic regression was used to investigate associations between industry and occupation and current asthma as defined by positive responses to "Has a doctor or other health professional ever told you that you have asthma?" and "Do you still have asthma?" Workers in mining (17.0%), teaching (13.1%) and health-related industries (12.5%) had the highest prevalence of asthma. Compared to construction industry workers, the adjusted odds ratios for workers in mining and health-related activities were 5.2 and 2.3 respectively. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) Estados Unidos; relación entre la profesión y la enfermedad; asma; factores de riesgo; tasas de frecuencia
Descriptores (secundarios) valoración estadística; minas; construcciones y obras publicas; personal de los servicios de salud
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Alergias