Symptom factor analysis, clinical findings, and functional status in a population-based case control study of Gulf War unexplained illness.

@article{Bourdette2001SymptomFA,
  title={Symptom factor analysis, clinical findings, and functional status in a population-based case control study of Gulf War unexplained illness.},
  author={Dennis N. Bourdette and Linda A. McCauley and Andr{\'e} Barkhuizen and Wendy Johnston and Melissa Wynn and Sandra K Joos and Daniel M Storzbach and Tomas Shuell and Diana Sticker},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={43 12},
  pages={1026-40}
}
Few epidemiological studies have been conducted that have incorporated clinical evaluations of Gulf War veterans with unexplained health symptoms and healthy controls. We conducted a mail survey of 2022 Gulf War veterans residing in the northwest United States and clinical examinations on a subset of 443 responders who seemed to have unexplained health symptoms or were healthy. Few clinical differences were found between cases and controls. The most frequent unexplained symptoms were cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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