Why do women suffer from sick building syndrome more often than men?--subjective higher sensitivity versus objective causes.

  title={Why do women suffer from sick building syndrome more often than men?--subjective higher sensitivity versus objective causes.},
  author={S. Brasche and Monika Bullinger and Matthias Morfeld and Hansjuergen Gebhardt and Wolfgang Bischof},
  journal={Indoor air},
  volume={11 4},
Office workers often report so-called sick building syndrome (SBS) symptoms affecting the skin, mucous membranes and nervous system. The recurring higher prevalence of SBS in women was investigated using questionnaire and ergonomic data from the German ProKlimA-Project. The hypothesis that working conditions and job characteristics for women are inferior to those of men was tested for groups of risk factors. Finally, gender-specific multiple logistic regression models were compared. It was… 

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