Respiratory Diseases in Farmers

  • Massimo Crepet
  • Giuseppe Mastrangelo
  • Bruno Saia
  • Paolo Paruzzolo
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 6)


Few epidemiological data have been reported regarding the health status of rural workers in relation to environmental or occupational hazards. This study deals with respiratory diseases in farmers. A cross-sectional epidemiological survey was carried out to ascertain the prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases and the various associated factors.


Forced Vital Capacity Chronic Bronchitis Pulmonary Tuberculosis Multiple Regression Equation Rural Worker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimo Crepet
  • Giuseppe Mastrangelo
  • Bruno Saia
    • 1
  • Paolo Paruzzolo
    • 2
  1. 1.Istituto di Medicina del LavoroUniversità di PadovaItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di Calcolo ScientificoUniversità di PadovaItaly

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