CONTENTS — volume 22, no 4, 1996

Published: Aug 1996


What's with epidemiologic meta-analyses?


Sick building syndrome, work factors and occupational stress

Original article

Validity of self-reported physical work load in epidemiologic studies on musculoskeletal disorders
Dietary intake of fish contaminated with persistent organochlorine compounds in relation to low birthweight
Reproductive effects of paternal exposure to chlorophenate wood preservatives in the sawmill industry
Ubiquitous fiber exposure in selected sampling sites in Europe
Farming, pesticide use and hairy-cell leukemia
Job strain and ambulatory blood pressure levels in a population-based employed sample of men in northern Italy

Occupational health regulation

Regulations on occupational diseases and the current situation in Germany

Case report

Allergic alveolitis in a school environment


Significance testing of potential confounders and other properties of study groups -- misuse of statistics