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BOHRF Original Authors' Main Conclusions

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Between 1986 and 1993 the annual incidence of occupational asthma increased by 70% 227-386 (equally in men and women). Proportion of newly identified occupational asthma from all new cases of asthma was 4.8%, with over half attributed to farming and bakery work.

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