Mortality, morbidity and occupational exposure to airway-irritating agents among men with a respiratory diagnosis in adolescence.

@article{Wiebert2008MortalityMA,
  title={Mortality, morbidity and occupational exposure to airway-irritating agents among men with a respiratory diagnosis in adolescence.},
  author={Pernilla Wiebert and Magnus Svartengren and Magnus Lindberg and Tomas Hemmingsson and Ingvar Lundberg and Gun Nise},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={120-5}
}
OBJECTIVES To examine the influence of an airway diagnosis in adolescence on future health and occupation in Swedish men. METHODS Data were collected from the linkage of four Swedish national registers: the Military Service Conscription Register, the Population and Housing Censuses, the Inpatient Care Register and the National Cause of Death Register. A job-exposure matrix for airway-irritating substances was developed for application on the conscription cohort. The cohort included 49 321… CONTINUE READING