Work related symptoms among sewage workers: a nationwide survey in Sweden.

  title={Work related symptoms among sewage workers: a nationwide survey in Sweden.},
  author={John Thorn and Lena Beijer and Ragnar Rylander},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={59 8},
AIMS To assess the risk for work related symptoms among sewage workers in Sweden using a postal questionnaire. METHODS All municipalities in Sweden were contacted and asked to provide addresses of sewage workers and controls. Controls were recruited among other municipal workers not exposed to sewage, such as workers in drinking water plants and gardeners. A questionnaire was sent to the subjects and after two reminders, the response rate was 74% among sewage workers and 59% among controls… CONTINUE READING
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