Performance of population specific job exposure matrices (JEMs): European collaborative analyses on occupational risk factors for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with job exposure matrices (ECOJEM)

Le Moual, N.; Bakke, P.; Orlowski, E.; Heederik, D.; Kromhout, H.; Kennedy, S.M.; Rijcken, B.; Kauffmann, F.
February 2000
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Feb2000, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p126
Academic Journal
Compares the performance of population specific job exposure matrices (JEM) and self reported occupational exposure with data on exposure and lung function from three European general populations. Classification of jobs into three categories of exposure by JEM; Construction of dichotomous variable by the second matrix to have the same statistical power as the self reported exposure; Association of occupational exposure with lung function in French and the rural Dutch surveys.


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