IOM paper on Improving exposure assessment methodologies for epidemiological studies on pesticides

04.03.2020

IOM Scientists Dr Karen Galea, Dr Ioannis Basinas, and Prof John Cherrie are amongst the co-authors of a new paper entitled "Improving exposure assessment methodologies for epidemiological studies on pesticides: Study protocol", published in JMIR Research Protocols.

Objective of the IMPRESS Project

The Improving Exposure Assessment Methodologies for Epidemiological Studies on Pesticides (IMPRESS) project aims to assess the reliability and external validity of the surrogate measures used to assign exposure within individuals or groups of individuals, which are frequently based on self-reported data on exposure determinants. IMPRESS will also evaluate the size of recall bias on the misclassification of exposure to pesticides; this in turn will affect epidemiological estimates of the effect of pesticides on human health.

The abstract for the paper is available here.

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