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Gulf War Women's Health Cohort

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Technical Report,30 Sep 2017,29 Sep 2018

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Augusta University Research Institute Augusta United States

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The objectives of this study are 1 To establish the Gulf War Womens Cohort GWWC, a large sample of women veterans who served in the 1990-1991 Gulf War and a comparison group of women who served in other locations during that period and 2 To provide current, comprehensive data on the health status of women who served during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, and identify any specific conditions that affect GW women veterans at excess rates. The specific aims are 1 To assemble the GWWC from data collected from women veterans who participated in previous and ongoing population studies of GW era veterans 2 To conduct a multimodal health survey to provide data on the current health status of women who served during the 1991 GW era and comparisons between GW deployed veterans and non-deployed GW era veterans 3 To provide comprehensive data on veteran-reported pregnancy and birth outcomes among GW and GW era women veterans 4 To evaluate GWI and other high interest health outcomes in women veteran subgroups, including subgroups identified by i deployment characteristics.

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  • Medicine and Medical Research

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