Garment workers in California: health outcomes of the Asian Immigrant Women Workers Clinic.

@article{Burgel2004GarmentWI,
  title={Garment workers in California: health outcomes of the Asian Immigrant Women Workers Clinic.},
  author={Barbara Jean Burgel and Nan Lashuay and Leslie Israel and Robert S Harrison},
  journal={AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 11},
  pages={465-75}
}
In this cross sectional descriptive study, the demographics, risk factors, and health outcomes of a volunteer, symptomatic sample of monolingual Cantonese garment workers in the Oakland, California Chinatown area are documented. Methods included a questionnaire and clinical examination and treatment at the Asian Immigrant Women Workers Clinic, a free clinic providing culturally focused occupational health consultation and treatment for painful musculoskeletal disorders. Because garment work… CONTINUE READING

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