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Work and Health Disparities Among Rural Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00042419
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 1, 2002
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2006
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This is a study of the effects of fast paced assembly line work on women. We are studying problems women in poultry processing have with their muscles, tendons, and nerves as well as acute injuries they have in the workplace. We are also studying how their work affects the quality of their lives.

Condition or disease
Tendonitis Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cumulative Trauma Disorders Overuse Syndrome

Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 150 participants
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : March 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 2003

Groups and Cohorts

Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Women employed in poultry processing less than 9 months
Contacts and Locations

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United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00042419     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10939-CP-001
First Posted: August 1, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

Keywords provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS):
Industrial Injuries
Assembly Line

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cumulative Trauma Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Median Neuropathy
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Nerve Compression Syndromes
Sprains and Strains
Wounds and Injuries
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Tendon Injuries