Date of filling in this questionnaire or last update: 24/06/2020
1. IDENTIFICATION & BASIC DESCRIPTION
Cohort name
  Cohort of U.S. Textile Workers Exposed to Asbestos
Country
 

  • United States

Name
  Please contact NIOSH by submitting the attached form.
Email
  bic4@cdc.gov
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Contact Principal Investigator (name)
  Please contact NIOSH by submitting the attached form.
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Participation in pooled analyses
 

  • The cohort is potentially interested in participating in pooled analyses of (European) occupational cohort studies (note pooled analyses also includes remote decentralized analyses that would not require any transfer of primary data as well as meta-analyses).

Main aim of cohort, please briefly describe the main objectives of the cohort
  To study the mortality experience of a cohort of South Carolina asbestos textile workers.
Study design (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Retrospective cohort

Source population (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Industry / occupation-based

Comparators (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Internal study population

Enrollment
  Completed
Men at enrollment
  1261
Women at enrollment
  0
Women at last follow-up
  3043
2. OUTCOME FOLLOW-UP
Type of data for outcome follow-up (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Death certificate

3. OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES
Source of exposure data collected (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Job-employment records
  • Environmental samples

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

  • Data modelling
  • Measurements (external sampling, biomarkers)

Main categories
 

  • Dusts and fibres

Dusts and fibres | Fibres
 

  • Asbestos (any form of asbestos chrysotile, crocidolite, tremolite, anthophyllite, etc. or asbestos-containing material)

4. OUTCOMES EVALUATED
Baseline - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Death certificates

Follow-up - type of outcome data collected (select more than one if applicable)
 

  • Death certificates

Outcome type (please select as many as appropriate)
 

  • Mortality