ABSTRACTPurpose: conduct a prospective study to analyze risk factors for dysphonia in teachers, associated with presence of vocal alterations. Method: one-hundred-and-two teachers (81 women and 21 men) were randomly selected from 11 schools in Piracicaba/SP, with mean age 42.48 years. A questionnaire covering aspects of the work environment and organization, vocal behavior, lifestyle and signs and symptoms of vocal alterations was applied. Acoustic analysis was performed and the dependent variables assessed w…
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