Challenges of conducting a large rural prospective population-based cohort study: the Keokuk County Rural Health Study.

@article{Stromquist2009ChallengesOC,
  title={Challenges of conducting a large rural prospective population-based cohort study: the Keokuk County Rural Health Study.},
  author={Ann M. Stromquist and James A. Merchant and Craig S. Zwerling and Leon F. Burmeister and Wayne T. Sanderson and Kevin M. Kelly},
  journal={Journal of agromedicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={142-9}
}
The Keokuk County Rural Health Study (KCRHS) is a population-based, prospective study of health status and environmental exposures of a large stratified random sample of residents in one rural Iowa county. The study focuses on injury and respiratory disease and monitors health care delivery, geriatric health, mental health, and other health outcomes, as well as behavioral risk factors for disease and injury. Injury and disease prevalence is investigated in relation to occupational, agricultural… CONTINUE READING