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Work-Related Asthma: State-Based Surveillance

Work-related asthma: Number of cases by classification and state, 1993-2002
Table showing Work-related asthma: Number of cases by classification and state, 1993-2002

- indicates no cases reported.
* Pre-existing asthma aggravated by exposure or condition at work.
† Includes cases of reactive airways dysfunction syndrome and occupational asthma.
‡ Known asthma inducers, defined by medical literature review, are designated in the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics exposure coding scheme (http://www.aoec.org/tools.htm).

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 2006, reported by R Harrison and J Flattery (California); L Davis, E Pechter, and M Sharma (Massachusetts); K Rosenman, MJ Reilly, and D Kalinowski (Michigan); and D Valiante, D Schill, and K McGreevy (New Jersey).

Reference Number: 2007T09-03

Date Posted: June 2008

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