Disease and injury among participants in the Agricultural Health Study.

  title={Disease and injury among participants in the Agricultural Health Study.},
  author={Aaron E. Blair and Dp Sandler and Kent S Thomas and Jane A. Hoppin and Freya Kamel and J. Michael Coble and Won Jin Lee and Jennifer A. Rusiecki and Charles Knott and Mustafa Dosemeci and Charles F. Lynch and Jay Lubin and Michael Alavanja},
  journal={Journal of agricultural safety and health},
  volume={11 2},
The Agricultural Health Study (www.aghealth.org) is a cohort of 89,658 pesticide applicators and their spouses from Iowa and North Carolina assembled between 1993 and 1997 to evaluate riskfactorsfor disease in ruralfarm populations. This prospective study is just now reaching sufficient maturity for analysis of many disease endpoints. Nonetheless, several analyses have already provided interesting and important leads regarding disease patterns in agricultural populations and etiologic clues for… CONTINUE READING