Is skin exposure to water mainly occupational or nonoccupational? A population-based study.

@article{Meding2013IsSE,
  title={Is skin exposure to water mainly occupational or nonoccupational? A population-based study.},
  author={Birgitta Meding and Gunborg Lindahl and Magnus Alderling and Karin Wrangsj{\"o} and Ingeg{\"a}rd Anveden Berglind},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={168 6},
  pages={1281-6}
}
BACKGROUND Skin exposure to water is considered to contribute to hand eczema. Knowledge about total water exposure during a day is scanty. OBJECTIVES To investigate self-reported water exposure at work as well as throughout the day. METHODS Skin exposure to water was assessed from two questionnaire-based health surveys: the nationwide Environmental Health Survey 2007 (EHS), which enquired about water exposure throughout the day, and the Stockholm Public Health Survey 2006 (PHS), which… CONTINUE READING

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