Donovan et al., 1983, 1984

Case-control

Australian study of cases of congenital anomalies in children born (1969–1979), compared to infants born without anomalies for association with paternal Vietnam service

8,517

8,517

Other Vietnam Veterans Studies Reviewed in Update 1998

Chinh et al., 1996

Cohort

Study of antinuclear antibodies and sperm autoantibodies among Vietnamese veterans who served 5–10 years in a “dioxin- sprayed zone”

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63 age-matched controls; 36 additional male controls

NOTE: CDVA=Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs; HD=Hodgkin’s disease; NHL=non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma; PTSD=posttraumatic stress disorder; STS=soft-tissue sarcoma; Update 1998=Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1998 (IOM, 1999); Update 1996=Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 1996 (IOM, 1996); VAO=Veterans and Agent Orange: Health Effects of Herbicides Used in Vietnam (IOM, 1994). aThe dash ( —) indicates the comparison group is based on a population (e.g., U.S. white males, country rates), with details given in the text for specifics of the actual population.



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