TABLE 6-1 Epidemiologic Studies—Occupational Exposure

Reference

Study Design

Description

Study Group (N)

Comparison Group (N)a

PRODUCTION WORKERS

NIOSH

New Studies

Sweeney et al., 1996, 1997

Cross-sectional

Study of numerous noncancer endpoints for liver function, gastrointestinal disorders, chloracne, serum glucose, hormone and lipid levels, and diabetes in same group as Calvert et al. (1991)

281

260

Halperin et al., 1995

Cross-sectional

Study of surrogates for cytochrome P-450 induction in same group as Calvert et al. (1991)

281

260

Studies Reviewed in Update 1996

Calvert et al., 1994

Cross-sectional

Study of porphyria cutanea tarda in same group as Calvert et al. (1991)

281

260

Egeland et al., 1994

Cohort

Study of total serum testosterone and gondadotropin levels in chemical production workers exposed to dioxin, in same group as Calvert et al. (1991)

248

231

Studies Reviewed in VAO

Sweeney et al., 1993

Cohort

Peripheral neuropathy in same group as Calvert et al. (1991)

281

260

Alderfer et al., 1992

Cohort

Assessment of psychological variables to determine depression in same group as Calvert et al. (1991)

281

260



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