Prevalence of occupational voice disorders in teachers.

  title={Prevalence of occupational voice disorders in teachers.},
  author={Mark Angelillo and Gianna Di Maio and G Costa and Nicola Angelillo and Umberto E. S. Barillari},
  journal={Journal of preventive medicine and hygiene},
  volume={50 1},
INTRODUCTION In Italy the number of teachers among private and public schools is around one million. Voice disorders are thought to be one of the major occupational hazards of school teaching; in fact the teachers often use their voice with high-intensity, in noisy classes, for a long time and without suitable breaks. The aim of the study was to assess the prevalence of voice problems in teachers of Naples district, identifying risk factors for developing voice pathology. METHODS In this… CONTINUE READING
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