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Sharing JEMS in occupational cohort studies: what if measurement data are not available?
  1. Lin Fritschi1,
  2. Thomas Behrens2,
  3. Birte Mester2
  1. 1Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  2. 2Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, Bremen, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr Lin Fritschi, Cancer Epidemiology, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Ground Floor, B Block, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia; lin.fritschi{at}

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We thank Dr Kromhout for his thoughtful comments on our article ‘Sharing the knowledge gained from occupational cohort studies: A call for action’, which were both recently published in OEM.1 ,2

However, we think that his commentary requires some additional explanations as it seems to disregard some of the arguments we expressed in our article. Dr Kromhout states that we are suggesting that by using OccIDEAS, all problems …

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