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Work-Related Asthma: State-Based Surveillance (Archive)

Work-related asthma: Number of cases by ascertainment source and state, 1993-1999
Table showing Work-related asthma:  Number of cases by ascertainment source and state, 1993-1999

- indicates no cases reported.
* Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey actively solicit reports from physicians; California uses an existing administrative data source to passively identify physician reports of work-related asthma.
† Some cases have been identified through workers' compensation data, screening co-workers, reports from Mine Safety and Health Administration or Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Note:  Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding. See Appendix for information about data source and methods.

Source:  Provisional Sentinel Event Notification Systems for Occupational Risks surveillance data as of September 2002, aggregated by reporting source years, and reported by R Harrison and J Flattery (California); L Davis, E Pechter, and B Pazos (Massachusetts); K Rosenman, MJ Reilly, and D Kalinowski (Michigan); and D Valiante and D Schill (New Jersey).

Reference Number: 2002T09-04

Date Posted: May 2003

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