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Differences in ventilatory capacity of Irish and Italian fire fighters.

Authors
Sidor-R; Peters-JM
Source
Am Rev Respir Dis 1973 Sep; 108(3):669-671
NIOSHTIC No.
00023078
Abstract
Epidemiological study of respiratory disease in Boston firemen, with Italian firemen being found to have greater ventilatory capacity than Irish firemen. The difference in ventilatory capacity is attributed to body build and chest size, rather than to smoke inhalation and smoking habits.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Grant; Physiological-factors; Pulmonary-functions; Respiratory-system-disorders; Vital-capacity; Physiological-tests; Forced-expiratory-volume
Contact
Physiology Harvard Sch of Public Health 665 Huntington Avenue Boston, Mass 02115
CODEN
ARDSBL
Publication Date
19730901
Document Type
Journal Article
Funding Amount
261941
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
1973
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-00369
Issue of Publication
3
ISSN
0003-0805
Priority Area
Pulmonary System Disorders
Source Name
American Review of Respiratory Disease
State
MA
Performing Organization
Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts
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