Respiratory symptoms: associations with pesticides, silos, and animal confinement in the Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project.

@article{Sprince2000RespiratorySA,
  title={Respiratory symptoms: associations with pesticides, silos, and animal confinement in the Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project.},
  author={Nancy L Sprince and Max Quatinetz Lewis and Paul S Whitten and Stephen J. Reynolds and Craig S. Zwerling},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2000},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          455-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND Farmers are at risk for airways diseases resulting from exposures which include organic agents and chemicals on the farm. Few data on airways disease and farm exposures are available from population-based studies. The Iowa Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance Project provided the opportunity to assess associations between symptoms of airway disease and several farm exposures, including pesticides, grain dust, animal confinement, and exposures from silos, in a population-based… CONTINUE READING
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