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Continued increase in prevalence of r-type opacities among underground coal miners in the USA
  1. Noemi B Hall,
  2. David J Blackley,
  3. Cara N Halldin,
  4. A Scott Laney
  1. Respiratory Health Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Noemi B Hall, Respiratory Health Division, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505–2888, USA; nhall{at}cdc.gov

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  • Contributors NBH: analysed and interpreted the data, led writing of the article and takes responsibility for its content. DJB and CNH: assisted with interpreting data and writing the article. ASL: conceptualised and designed the study and helped with data interpretation and writing.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval CWHSP is a public health surveillance programme with non-research designation and is exempt from NIOSH Human Subjects Review Board approval (11-DRDS-NR03).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors NBH: analysed and interpreted the data, led writing of the article and takes responsibility for its content. DJB and CNH: assisted with interpreting data and writing the article. ASL: conceptualised and designed the study and helped with data interpretation and writing.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval CWHSP is a public health surveillance programme with non-research designation and is exempt from NIOSH Human Subjects Review Board approval (11-DRDS-NR03).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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