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Occupational asthma in the city of São Paulo, 1995-2000, with special reference to gender analysis.

Authors
  • Mendonça, Elizabete Medina Coeli
  • Algranti, Eduardo
  • de Freitas, Jefferson Benedito Pires
  • Rosa, Edna Aparecida
  • dos Santos Freire, José Antônio
  • de Paula Santos Ud, Ubiratan
  • Pinto, Jarina
  • Bussacos, Marco Antônio
Type
Published Article
Journal
American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Publisher
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
Publication Date
May 2003
Volume
43
Issue
6
Pages
611–617
Identifiers
PMID: 12768611
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Cleaning services was the main reported occupation and cleaning products the main reported agents. Women had significantly shorter exposure duration possibly due to difference in exposures, previous atopy, and behavior. There was an excess of cases of women in the service sector.

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