[Epidemiology of chronic bronchitis from the viewpoint of occupational medicine].

@article{Selig1985EpidemiologyOC,
  title={[Epidemiology of chronic bronchitis from the viewpoint of occupational medicine].},
  author={R Selig and Kai Nestler},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Erkrankungen der Atmungsorgane},
  year={1985},
  volume={164 3},
  pages={273-6}
}
In a comprehensive epidemiological study the influence of age, smoking and exposure to dust upon the prevalence of chronic bronchitis could be confirmed and quantified. From the quantified contributing factors it is evident that chronic bronchitis after exposure to dust cannot generally be declared as occupational disease. The relative risk of heavy smokers… CONTINUE READING