Carbon Monoxide Headquarters





Chronic CO Poisoning:

Lumio Chronic Carbon Monoxide Study (Cont.):


The Occupations of All the Patients in the Study.

Occupation Number of Patients Percent
Motor Car Drivers 394 56.3
Motor Car Fitters 126 18.0
Motor Repair Shop Workers 57 8.2
Factory Workers 41 5.9
Automobile Hands 19 2.7
Gas Producer Minders 19 2.7
Filling Station Employees 17 2.4
Persons Living above Repair Shops 10 1.4
Welders 7 1.0
Others 10 1.4
......... Total = 700 100.0


The Age Distribution of All the Patients in the Study.

Age (Years) Number of Patients Percent
Under 21 13 1.8
21 - 30 139 19.9
31 - 40 308 44.0
41 - 50 195 27.9
51 - 60 43 6.1
Over 60 2 0.3
......... Total = 700 100.0



From: Lumio, J.S. (1948) Hearing deficiencies caused by carbon monoxide (generator gas). Acta Otolaryngol., Suppl. 71, 1-112.


...... last changed 03/14/02


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