The epidemiology of building-related complaints and illness

Occup Med. 1989 Oct-Dec;4(4):575-92.


The recent epidemiology of major building-related complaints and illness is summarized. The variety of symptoms that have been attributed to building environments in sick building syndrome and in building-related illness are described, including their likely pathophysiology and their implications for remedial action and prevention.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Denmark / epidemiology
  • Environmental Exposure*
  • Humans
  • Occupational Diseases / epidemiology*
  • Occupational Diseases / etiology
  • Occupational Diseases / physiopathology
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology
  • United States / epidemiology