Contents of TABLE C-3 Epidemiologic Studies—Vietnam Veterans Exposed

 

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STUDIES OF AMERICAN VIETNAM VETERANS

763

Reports from Air Force Health Study (AFHS) of Ranch Hand V

eterans, 763

CDC Studies, 767

 

Department of Veterans Affairs Studies, 769

 

American Legion Studies, 771

 

State Studies, 772

 

Other Studies of American Vietnam Veterans, 774

 

STUDIES OF AUSTRALIAN VIETNAM VETERANS

775

STUDIES OF VIETNAM VETERANS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES

777

TABLE C-3 Epidemiologic Studies—Vietnam Veterans Exposed

Reference

Study Design

Description

Study Group (n)

Comparison Group (n)a

STUDIES OF AMERICAN VIETNAM VETERANS

Reports from the Air Force Health Study (AFHS) on Ranch Hand Veterans Reviewed in Update 2006

Pavuk et al., 2006

Cohort

Focus on prostate cancer using information on serum TCDD and years of service in Southeast Asia (SEA)

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81

AFHS, 2005

 

Air Force Health Study—2002 exam cycle Ranch Hand veterans

 

 

Ketchum and Michalek, 2005

Cohort

Ranch Hand mortality analysis summarizing current all-cause and cause-specific post-service mortality rates for veterans sprayed between 1962 to 1971

1,262 Ranch Hand veterans

19,078 comparison veterans

Pavuk et al., 2005

Cohort

Examine cancer incidence in Air Force veterans who served in Southeast Asia and who were not occupationally exposed to herbicides

1,482

No comparison group

Kern et al., 2004

Cohort

Observe whether insulin sensitivity was related to TCDD in Vietnam veterans exposed to Agent Orange and other herbicides in Vietnam from 1962 to 1971

 

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