Original Article

A Clinic‐Based, Case‐Control Comparison of Green Tobacco Sickness Among Minority Farmworkers Clues for Prevention

Authors: THOMAS A. ARCURY PhD, SARA A. QUANDT PhD, DANIEL I. GARCIA BS, JOHN S. PREISSER JR PhD, DEBORAH NORTON MD, MPH, PAMELA RAO PhD

Abstract

Background. Green tobacco sickness (GTS) is a highly prevalent occupational illness among tobacco workers. Working in wet tobacco is a major risk factor for GTS. Little is known about preventing GTS. This analysis examines possible GTS preventive measures.

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