Sex differences in asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease incidence among the World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort.

@article{Jiang2016SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease incidence among the World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort.},
  author={Jieying Jiang and Nikolina Icitovic and Michael A Crane and Christopher R Dasaro and Julia R Kaplan and Roberto G Lucchini and Benjamin J. Luft and Jacqueline M. Moline and Lakshmi Pendem and Moshe Shapiro and Iris G. Udasin and A. C. Todd and Susan L. Teitelbaum},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={59 9},
  pages={815-22}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are two common conditions among the responders to the WTC attacks. This study examined whether the cumulative incidence rates of asthma and GERD differed by sex among 24,022 and 23,557 WTC responders, respectively. METHODS Cox proportional hazards regression was used to examine the sex… CONTINUE READING