Study Objectives | Characterize exposure to air pollution and examine the effects on childhood neurodevelopment and other health outcomes.
Geographic Areas | Appalachian, Ohio and Southeast Chicago, Illinois.
Participants | More than 500 children recruited between the ages of 7 and 9 years and their primary caregivers.
Study Measures | Environmental measures (home dust and soil; stationary and personal PM 2.5), biological markers (blood, hair, toenails, urine, teeth), neurocognitive, behavioral, and neuromotor tests, blood pressure, height, weight, questionnaire data, etc.
Community Partners | Each participating community has an active community advisory board.
Principal Investigator | Dr. Erin Haynes.
Funding | National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
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