Gender and respiratory findings in workers occupationally exposed to organic aerosols: A meta analysis of 12 cross-sectional studies

@inproceedings{Schachter2009GenderAR,
  title={Gender and respiratory findings in workers occupationally exposed to organic aerosols: A meta analysis of 12 cross-sectional studies},
  author={Enzo Schachter and Eugenija Žu{\vs}kin and Erin L. Moshier and James H. Godbold and Jadranka Mustajbegovi{\'c} and Jasna Pucarin-Cvetkovi{\'c} and A. Chiarelli},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Gender related differences in respiratory disease have been documented. The aim of this study was to investigate gender related differences in respiratory findings by occupation. We analyzed data from 12 of our previously published studies. METHODS Three thousand and eleven (3011) workers employed in "organic dust" industries (1379 female and 1632 male) were studied. A control group of 806 workers not exposed to any kind of dust were also investigated (male = 419, female = 387… CONTINUE READING

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