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Estimating the burden of occupational disease 

Estimating the burden of occupational disease
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Estimating the burden of occupational disease
Author(s):

Lesley Rushton

, Sally Hutchings

, and Tim Driscoll

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199683901.003.0015
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date: 21 October 2020

Estimation of the burden of disease attributable to various risk factors provides a tool for identifying important causes of disease and high-risk populations and is of especial use to policymakers. This chapter reviews the application of burden of disease methodology to occupational disease.

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