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BOHRF Original Authors' Main Conclusions

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Rates of unemployment were 46% & (WRA) and 38% (OA) Rates of income loss were: 59% (WRA) and 62% (OA) Median actual income loss was 22% (OA) & 23% (WRA).

BOHRF Associated Evidence Statements

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** 2- Approximately one third of workers with occupational asthma are unemployed up to 6 years after diagnosis.

** 2- Workers with occupational asthma suffer financially.

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