A case-control study of motor neurone disease: its relation to heritability, and occupational exposures, particularly to solvents.

@article{Gunnarsson1992ACS,
  title={A case-control study of motor neurone disease: its relation to heritability, and occupational exposures, particularly to solvents.},
  author={Lovisa Gunnarsson and Lennart Bodin and Birgitta A S{\"o}derfeldt and Olav Axelson},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={49 11},
  pages={791-8}
}
Motor neurone disease (MND) was studied in relation to various determinants in a case-control study covering nine counties in southern Sweden. A questionnaire about occupational exposures, medical history, lifestyle factors etc was given to all cases in the age range 45-79 and to a random sample of 500 population controls in the same age range. The questionnaires were answered by 92 cases and 372 controls, a response rate of 85% and 75% respectively. Among men high Mantel-Haenszel odds ratios… CONTINUE READING

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