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Work-Related Asthma: State-Based Surveillance

Work-related asthma: Ten most frequently reported agent categories associated with cases of work-related asthma, 1993–2006
Figure showing Work-related asthma: Ten most frequently reported agent categories associated with cases of work-related asthma, 1993–2006

n.o.s. - not otherwise specified

Note:  Each case may be associated with up to three putative agents. Percentages are based on the number of cases (n=6,672). Each category includes many agents. For the most commonly reported agents within each category presented in this figure see table reference number 2012T09-05. Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics lists some exposures in these categories as known asthmagens. See Appendix for information about data source and methods.

Source:  Provisional sentinel surveillance data as of December 2009, reported by R. Harrison and J. Flattery (California); L. Davis, E. Pechter, and K. Fitzsimmons (Massachusetts); K. Rosenman, MJ. Reilly, and D. Kalinowski (Michigan); and D. Schill and M. Pearson (New Jersey).

Reference Number: 2012F09-01

Date Posted: December 2012

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