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Notice to Readers Publication of Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report

CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released the Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance Report, 1994 (1).* This report summarizes surveillance data for occupational respiratory diseases (e.g., asbestosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, silicosis, byssinosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and occupational asthma) and contains case-based and rate-based surveillance data, age-adjusted death rates, geographic distribution of occupational respiratory diseases, and proportionate mortality ratios.


  1. NIOSH. Work-related lung disease (WoRLD) surveillance report, 1994. Morgantown, West Virginia: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1994; DHHS publication no. (NIOSH)94-120.

    • Single copies of this report are available without charge from the Surveillance Section, Epidemiological Investigations Branch, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, NIOSH, CDC, 1095 Willowdale Road, Morgantown, WV 26505-2845; telephone (304) 285-6115; fax (304) 285-6111.

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