Results from a Community-based Occupational Health Survey of Vietnamese-American Nail Salon Workers

  title={Results from a Community-based Occupational Health Survey of Vietnamese-American Nail Salon Workers},
  author={Cora Roelofs and Lenore S. Azaroff and Christina A. Holcroft and Huong Nguyen and Tam Doan},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
A community-university collaborative partnership assessed self-reported work-related health effects and environmental factors in Boston’s Vietnamese immigrant community via an interviewer-assisted survey. Seventy-one nail technicians responded. Musculoskeletal disorders, skin problems, respiratory irritation and headaches were commonly reported as work-related, as were poor air quality, dusts and offensive odors. The reporting of a work-related respiratory symptom was significantly associated… 
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