Chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women in the agricultural health study.

@article{Valcin2007ChronicBA,
  title={Chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women in the agricultural health study.},
  author={Martin Valcin and Paul K. Henneberger and Greg J Kullman and David M. Umbach and Stephanie J London and Michael C. R. Alavanja and Dale P Sandler and Jane A. Hoppin},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={49 5},
  pages={574-83}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine agricultural risk factors for chronic bronchitis among nonsmoking farm women. METHODS We used self-reported enrollment data from the 21,541 nonsmoking women in the Agricultural Health Study to evaluate occupational risk factors for prevalent chronic bronchitis among farm women. Odds ratios (ORs) for chronic bronchitis for occupational exposures were adjusted for age, state, and related agricultural exposures. RESULTS Applying manure and… CONTINUE READING