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This study was supported by Grant No. DCLTS0088-02 between the National Academy of Sciences and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Contract No. 254-2004-M-06193 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Contract No. 68-6-03-081, Task Order No. 10 between the National Academy of Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the organizations or agencies that provided support for the project.

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Ethical considerations for research on housing-related health hazards involving children / Committee on Ethical Issues in Housing-Related Health Hazard Research Involving Children, Youth, and Families ; Bernard Lo and Mary Ellen O’Connell, editors.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN 0-309-09726-6 (pbk.)—ISBN 0-309-65265-0 (pdf) 1. Housing and health—Research—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. 2. Children—Housing—Research—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. 3. Poor children—Housing—Research—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. 4. Children—Research—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. 5. Pediatrics—Research—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. 6. Human experimentation in medicine—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. 7. Social sciences—Research—Moral and ethical aspects—United States. I. Lo, Bernard. II. O’Connell, Mary Ellen, 1960- III. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Ethical Issues in Housing-Related Health Hazard Research Involving Children, Youth, and Families.

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Suggested citation: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine (2005). Ethical Considerations for Research on Housing-Related Health Hazards Involving Children. Committee on Ethical Issues in Housing-Related Health Hazard Research Involving Children, Youth and Families, Bernard Lo and Mary Ellen O’Connell, Editors. Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education and Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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