Occupational distribution of inflammatory bowel disease among German employees.

@article{Sonnenberg1990OccupationalDO,
  title={Occupational distribution of inflammatory bowel disease among German employees.},
  author={Amnon Sonnenberg},
  journal={Gut},
  year={1990},
  volume={31 9},
  pages={1037-40}
}
Previous reports have shown that both Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis affect people in white collar occupations associated with higher income and higher social class more frequently than other groups in the population. This study sought to carry these analyses one step further and investigate the distribution of inflammatory bowel disease by individual occupations. The German social security statistics for 'rehabilitation' were used to assess the occupational distribution of Crohn's… CONTINUE READING

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