Airway symptoms and lung function in the local population after the oil tank explosion in Gulen, Norway


BACKGROUND Oil tanks containing a mixture of hydrocarbons, including sulphuric compounds, exploded and caught fire in an industrial harbour. This study assesses airway symptoms and lung function in the nearby population 1½ years after the explosion. METHODS A cross-sectional study included individuals ≥18 years old. Individuals living <6 km (sub-groups… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2466-12-76


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