Persistent asthma, comorbid conditions and the risk of work disability: a prospective cohort study.

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BACKGROUND This study examined whether asthma alone or together with chronic comorbidity is associated with an increased risk of long-term work disability. METHODS We examined data from 2332 asthmatic and 66 354 nonasthmatic public sector employees in Finland who responded to a survey between 1997 and 2004. Respondents were coded as persistent asthmatics… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2011.02729.x

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