Estimating the extent and distribution of new-onset adult asthma in British Columbia using frequentist and Bayesian approaches.

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INTRODUCTION We previously described a method to identify the incidence of new-onset adult asthma (NOAA) in Alberta by industry and occupation, utilizing Workers' Compensation Board (WCB) and physician billing data. The aim of this study was to extend this method to data from British Columbia (BC) so as to compare the two provinces and to incorporate… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/annhyg/mes004

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