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Work and Health Disparities Among Rural Women

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00042419
First Posted: August 1, 2002
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2006
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Information provided by:
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
  Purpose
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
Tendonitis Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Cumulative Trauma Disorders Overuse Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS):

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: March 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2003
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Women employed in poultry processing less than 9 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00042419


Locations
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 Submitted: July 29, 2002
First Posted: August 1, 2002
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

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

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