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Asthma in domestic cleaners

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Recent studies have suggested that cleaners, especially domestic cleaners, may have an increased risk of asthma. A study in Barcelona, Spain has confirmed this increase in risk.

In a population thought to have a high number of domestic cleaners a previously validated questionnaire was sent to 5120 women aged 30–65 and with less than eight years’ education. Telephone follow up was employed as …

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