Project for a study on regular intake of analgesics in women 30–49 years old
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The project and execution of an epidemiological long-term study from 1968 to 1972 on the regular intake of analgesics in 1250 working women and the age group of 30 to 49 years in 80 companies in Northwestern Switzerland are described in detail. The purpose of the study is to estimate the risk of urorenal disease. A preliminary study in 1965 showed that working women in middle age are inclined to the regular intake of analgesics. The general procedure with a screening phase, evaluation phase, control phase and completion after 5 years with questionnaires, blood and urine tests is described. In the appendix the analytic methods used are mentioned.
KeywordsPublic Health General Procedure Environmental Medicine Control Phase Urine Test
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