Date of filling in this questionnaire or last update: 02/06/2020
1. IDENTIFICATION & BASIC DESCRIPTION
Cohort name
  Chemical Exposure and respiratory health among female heairdressers in Palestine
Country
 

  • Palestine, State of

Please provide any other information on the cohort location/s if needed
  West Bank - Hebron City
Name
  Maysaa Nemer
Institution
  Birzeit University
Email
  mnemer@birzeit.edu
Phone
  +970592340136
Personal website
  http://icph.birzeit.edu/about/faculty-staff/maysa-nemer
Name of committee
  Regional Committee for Research Ethics, Oslo, Norway (reference: 2012/344/REK).
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Main aim of cohort, please briefly describe the main objectives of the cohort
  To assess changes in lung function among female hairdressers and exposure to ammonia
Study design (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Prospective cohort

Source population (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Industry / occupation-based

Comparators (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • External study population (includes SMR/SIR studies)

Enrollment
  Completed
Age range at entry (main cohort)
 

Minimum Maximum Mean
21 47 28

Men at enrollment
  0
Women at enrollment
  170
Children (<18 years) at enrollment
  0
Men at last follow-up
  0
Women at last follow-up
  133
Children (<18 years) at last follow-up
  0
Participation rate at enrollment (if known)
  85
2. OUTCOME FOLLOW-UP
Type of data for outcome follow-up (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Active (contact with participants)

Active (contact with participants) (specify)
 

  • Respiratory health questionnaire, spirometry measurement

Last follow-up period (provide year)
  2013
Number of follow-ups after baseline (provide number)
  1
Participation at last follow-up (if known)
  85
3. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES
Source of exposure data collected (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Questionnaire, Personal (Self-reporting or interview)
  • Environmental samples

Occupational history/time frame
  Current, at enrollment
Occupational coding performed
  No
Types of exposure measurements
 

  • Personal external sampling
  • Workplace sampling

Methods for exposure assessment (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Measurements (external sampling, biomarkers)
  • Self-report

Main categories
 

  • Other chemicals

Other chemicals | Other
 

  • Other

Other chemicals | Other | Specify: Other
  Ammonia
4. OUTCOMES EVALUATED
Baseline - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Clinical/functional evaluation, e.g. spirometry, ECGs (specify)
  • Questionnaire, individual (self-recording or interview)

Specify: Clinical/functional evaluation, e.g. spirometry, ECGs
  Spirometry
Follow-up - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Clinical/functional evaluation, e.g. spirometry, ECGs (specify)
  • Questionnaire, individual (self-recording or interview)

Specify: Clinical/functional evaluation, e.g. spirometry, ECGs
  Spirometry
Outcome type (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Morbidity

Diagnostic groups based on ICD10
 

  • J Respiratory disease

J Respiratory disease
 

  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Asthma

5. BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES & ANALYSIS
Biological samples collected
 

  • Sputum