Announcement: State-Based, Work-Related Asthma Surveillance Data Online
Surveillance data from four states on work-related asthma are now available online from the Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD), developed and maintained by CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Work-related asthma data presented through this surveillance system include information on associated industry, occupation, and exposures.
Tables using data from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey for the period 1993–2006 now are available online from eWoRLD at http://www2a.cdc.gov/drds/worldreportdata/subsectiondetails.asp?archiveid=1&subsectiontitleid=23. More years of state-based work-related asthma data will be posted online as they become available. Additional information about the state-based work-related asthma program is available at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/surveillance/ords/statebasedsurveillance.html.
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