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Predicting sick building syndrome at the individual and aggregate levels.

Hedge A, Erickson W A, Rubin G, 1996
air conditioning | indoor air quality | occupant reaction
Bibliographic info: Environment International, Vol 22, No 1, 1996, pp 3-19, 2 figs, 11 tabs, refs.
Languages: English

Environmental conditions, sick building syndrome symptoms, job satisfaction, job stress, and occupational and personal information were assess by questionnaire of 4479 employees from 27 air conditioned offices, and indoor air quality measurements taken. IAQ met the ASHRAE guidelines for all the buildings. Found that the number of sick building syndrome symptoms per employee was linked linearly to computer use, job stress, job satisfaction, number of allergies, migraine and eye wear.


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