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Table 2 Incidence of occupational asthma and rhinitis

From: EAACI position paper on occupational rhinitis

Reference/agent Subjects
N
Years/duration
(yrs) of follow-up
Incidence of OA*
(× 100 person years)
Incidence of OR**
(× 100 person years)
Cullinan el al., 1999/laboratory animals [38] 342 1990–1993/2.7 3.5 7.3
Rodier et al., 2003/laboratory animals [39] 387 1993–1995/3.7 2.7 12.1
Draper et al., 2003/laboratory animals [54] 17300 1999–2000/1.0 0.2 0.3
Cullinan et al., 2001/flour [40]   1990–1993/3.3 4.1 11.8
Gautrin et al., 2002/flour [41]   1993–1997/1.4 NA*** 13.1
Archambault et al., 2001/latex [53]   1993–1995/2.7 1.8 0.7
  1. *OA: occupational asthma; **OR, occupational rhinitis ; ***NA, not available.