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Apprentice carpenter hearing levels from 1995 to 2003.

Authors
Graydon-PS; Stephenson-MR; Themann-CL
Source
NHCA Spectrum 2005 Feb; 22(Suppl 1):26
NIOSHTIC No.
20029056
Abstract
As part of an ongoing study, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) measured apprentice carpenter hearing levels in 1995 and again in 2002-2003. These two samples will he compared to see if apprentice carpenter hearing levels have changed during this interval. Results will also he evaluated against data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999+ (NANES) to see how apprentice carpenters' hearing compares to that of an age and gender-matched sample from the general population.
Keywords
Hearing-level; Construction-industry; Construction-workers; Demographic-characteristics; Age-factors; Sex-factors; Sampling; Hearing-loss
Publication Date
20050224
Document Type
Abstract; Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Funding Type
Construction
Fiscal Year
2005
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DART
Priority Area
Disease and Injury: Hearing Loss
Source Name
30th Annual NHCA Hearing Conservation Conference, February 24-26, 2005, Tucson, Arizona
State
OH
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