Researchers at Harvard School of Public Health conducted a landmark study in 2007 on this subject, and follow-up today is needed to understand trends in flight attendant health over time.
- Over 4,000 flight attendants participated in the first study. Help us exceed this number.
- The prevalence of respiratory disease amongst Flight Attendants was approximately three times that found in the general U.S. population.
- In addition, sleep disorders, fatigue, depression and heart disease were greatly increased in female Flight Attendants compared to the U.S. population.
- Release of the FAA Report (Coming Soon!) Read our presentation at the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology conference, Barcelona, Spain 2011