volume 18, issue 2, P63-67 1997
DOI: 10.2500/108854197778605482
View full text
|
Sign up to set email alerts
|
Share

Abstract: Allergic rhinitis, one of the most common chronic illnesses, can have a negative impact on occupational productivity in the work-place. Allergic rhinitis affects over 13 million workers (6.15 million men and 6.11 million women) of the United States work force. Work place productivity can be reduced in the several ways: (1) Employee works at suboptimal efficiency because of the disease or its treatment; (2) employee takes a sick day away from work because of allergic rhinitis or its complications; (3) employee …

Expand abstract