Perceived occupational and environmental exposures - A case study of former uranium millworkers

Author Name: 
. Morris, K., Morganlander, M., Coulehan, J. L., Gahagen, S. and Arena, V. C.
Publication Date: 
Monday, January 1, 1990
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Some studies suggest that home use of wood-burning stoves is an independent risk factor for lower respiratory tract infec- tion in young children. To test this hypoth- esis in a population with a high prevalence of wood-burning stove use, we studied Navajo children with diagnosed pneumo- nia or bronchiolitis.Onmultiplelogisticregres- sion analysis, however, only wood-burn- ing stove use and respiratory illness expo- sure were independently associated with higher risk. (from introduction)