Study

Population

Outcomes

Results

Adjustment

Comments or Limitations

Smith et al. 2003

431,762 regular and reserve personnel in Army and Air Force in gulf during Khamisiyah demolitions

Postwar morbidity, 1991-2000

Cardiac arrythmias for nerve-agent exposure (RR 1.23, CI 1.04-1.44)

No increase for other agents

Sex, age, status, prewar hospitalization, pay grade, race, branch, days deployed, marital status, occupation

NOTE: CCEP = Comprehensive Clinical Evaluation Program; DOD =Department of Defense; VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.



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