Unexpected excessive chronic obstructive pulmonary disease mortality among female silk textile workers in Shanghai, China.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Occupational and environmental medicine, Volume 68, Issue 12, p.883-7 (2011)

Keywords:

2011, Adult, Aged, Center-Authored Paper, China, Cotton Fiber, Dust, Female, Follow-Up Studies, Humans, Middle Aged, Occupational Diseases, Occupational Exposure, Public Health Sciences Division, Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive, Risk Factors, Silk, Textile Industry, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

Abstract:

To investigate chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) mortality among textile workers.