TABLE 3-1 Reference and Derivative Studies for the Major Gulf War Cohorts

Cohort/Reference Study

Derivatives

Purpose/Outcome

VA National Health Survey of Gulf War Veterans and Their Families/Kang et al., 2000

Volume 4

Davis et al., 2004

Presence of distal symmetric polyneuropathy

 

Eisen et al., 2005

Numerous health outcomes and general health assessment

 

Kang et al., 2001

Self-reported birth defects

 

Kang et al., 2002

Association of symptom clusters with self-reported exposures

 

Kang et al., 2003

Prevalence of PTSD and chronic fatigue syndrome

 

Kang et al., 2005

Role of sexual assault and harassment on the risk of PTSD

 

Karlinsky et al., 2004

Pulmonary function and self-reported respiratory symptoms

New

Kang et al., 2009

Self-reported general health status

 

Page et al., 2005a,b

Possible exposure at Khamisiyah and self-reported morbidity

 

Blanchard et al., 2005

Prevalence of chronic multisymptom illness

 

Toomey et al., 2007

Prevalence of psychiatric disorders, symptom self-report, and quality of life status

 

Toomey et al., 2009

Neuropsychological functioning

Iowa Veterans/Iowa Persian Gulf Study Group, 1997

Volume 4

Barrett et al., 2002

Association between PTSD and self-reported physical health status

 

Black et al., 1999

Impact of multiple chemical sensitivity on quality of life and utilization of health services

 

Black et al., 2000

Risk factors and prevalence of multiple chemical sensitivity

 

Black et al., 2004a

Prevalence of psychiatric disorders

 

Black et al., 2004b

Prevalence and risk factors for anxiety disorders

 

Doebbling et al., 2000

Factor analysis of self-reported symptoms (Definition of Persian Gulf War Syndrome)

 

Lange et al., 2002

Exposure to Kuwait oil fires and risk of asthma and bronchitis

New

Ang et al., 2006

Identification of predictors of chronic widespread pain

 

Black et al., 2006

Prevalence of borderline personality disorder

 

Forman-Hoffman et al., 2007

Prevalence of self-reports of symptoms of chronic widespread pain

UK Veterans: University of London/Unwin et al., 1999

Volume 4

Hotopf et al., 2003a,b

Neurologic assessments

 

Macfarlane et al., 2000

Self-reported exposure and mortality

 

Macfarlane et al., 2003

Incidence of cancer

 

Reid et al., 2001

Self-reported exposure and multiple chemical sensitivity and chronic fatigue syndrome



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