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October 2005, Vol. 128, No. 10
Work-related hospitalizations in Massachusetts: racial/ethnic differences
Phillip R. Hunt
Senior Epidemiologist, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston. MA.
Director, Occupational Health Surveillance Program, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston. MA.
Jong Uk Won
Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.
Associate Professor and Senior Research Scientist, Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Shrewsbury, MA.
Hospital discharge data are an important supplementary means of examining occupational health; researchers can use such data to assess disparities among racial and ethnic groups at the State level.
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