Occupational exposures and respiratory symptoms and lung function among hairdressers in Iran: a cross-sectional study

  title={Occupational exposures and respiratory symptoms and lung function among hairdressers in Iran: a cross-sectional study},
  author={Behzad Heibati and Maritta S. Jaakkola and Taina K Lajunen and Alan M. Ducatman and Zahra Bamshad and Samira Eslamizad and Fatemeh Shafee and Ali Karimi and Jouni J. K. Jaakkola},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  pages={877 - 887}
Exposures at hairdressers’ work have been reported to lead to an increased risk of several health outcomes. The present study aimed to investigate the relations between occupational exposures and respiratory symptoms and lung function among hairdressers in Iran. We conducted a cross-sectional study to compare potential respiratory effects among 140 women working as hairdressers to such effects among 140 women working as office workers (administrative personnel). Both groups worked in Shiraz… 
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