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BOHRF Original Authors' Main Conclusions

The original authors' main conclusions are taken from Abstract, Results and Discussion. They are decided upon by the authors of the BOHRF occupational asthma guidelines and form part of the guidelines.

Earnings adversely affected in all categories - 30% of those with occupational asthma or work-exacerbated asthma reported more losing more than 40% of income. Compared to non-work-related asthma, those with occupational and work-related asthma report greater difficulty in finding new work and higher proportions had changed or suffered disruption to their jobs.

The following comments are from the editors of the BOHRF occupational asthma guidelines and form part of the guidelines.

Of the 225 subjects, 113 had occupational asthma, 37 had work-exacerbated asthma and 75 had asthma unrelated to work

BOHRF Associated Evidence Statements

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** 2- Approximately one third of workers with occupational asthma are unemployed up to 6 years after diagnosis.

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