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Association between occupational heat stress and kidney disease among 37 816 workers in the thai cohort study (TCS)

Tawatsupa, Benjawan; Lim, Lynette; Kjellstrom, Tord; Seubsman, Sam-ang; Chokhanapitak, Jaruwan; Churewong, Chaiyun; Hounthasarn, Suttanit; Khamman, Suwanee; Pandee, Daoruang; Pangsap, Suttinan; Prapamontol, Tippawan; Puengson, Janya; Sangrattanakul, Yodyiam; Sleigh, Adrian


Background: We examined the relationship between self-reported occupational heat stress and incidence of selfreported doctor-diagnosed kidney disease in Thai workers. Methods: Data were derived from baseline (2005) and follow-up (2009) self-report questionnaires from a large national Thai Cohort Study (TCS). Analysis was restricted to full-time workers (n = 17 402 men and 20 414 women) without known kidney disease at baseline. We used logistic regression models to examine the association of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.2188/jea.JE20110082


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