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A Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavior Changes in Home Exposure Control

EPA Grant Number: R832139C002
Subproject: this is subproject number 002 , established and managed by the Center Director under grant R832139
(EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).

Center: Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment
Center Director: Breysse, Patrick
Title: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavior Changes in Home Exposure Control
Investigators: Breysse, Patrick
Current Investigators: Butz, Arlene
Institution: Johns Hopkins University
EPA Project Officer: Callan, Richard
Project Period: November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2008 (Extended to October 31, 2010)
RFA: Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research (2003)
Research Category: Children's Health , Health Effects

Description:

Objective:

The objectives of this community-based prevention project are to: (1) conduct a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of current intervention methods to reduce hazardous exposures and their adverse health effects; and (2) complete the analysis of the intervention trial conducted under EPA Agreement No. R826724 and publish the results.

Publications and Presentations:

Publications have been submitted on this subproject: View all 31 publications for this subprojectView all 113 publications for this center

Journal Articles:

Journal Articles have been submitted on this subproject: View all 30 journal articles for this subprojectView all 110 journal articles for this center

Supplemental Keywords:

asthma, allergens, smoke, smoking, pollutant exposure, particulate matter, PM, children’s health,, RFA, Health, Scientific Discipline, INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION, ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, Health Risk Assessment, Risk Assessments, Disease & Cumulative Effects, Biochemistry, Children's Health, Atmospheric Sciences, Ecological Risk Assessment, Environmental Policy, Risk Assessment, asthma, health effects, environmental health, air pollutants, air toxics, community-based intervention, age-related differences, airway disease, air pollution, children, Human Health Risk Assessment, human exposure, ambient particulates, children's environmental health, disease, human health risk

Progress and Final Reports:
2004 Progress Report
2005 Progress Report
2006 Progress Report
2007 Progress Report
Final Report


Main Center Abstract and Reports:
R832139    Johns Hopkins Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment

Subprojects under this Center: (EPA does not fund or establish subprojects; EPA awards and manages the overall grant for this center).
R832139C001 The Epidemiology of Susceptibility to Airborne Particulates and Allergens to Asthma in African Americans
R832139C002 A Randomized Controlled Trial of Behavior Changes in Home Exposure Control
R832139C003 Mechanisms of Particulate-Induced Allergic Asthma
R832139C004 Dendritic Cell Activation by Particulate Matter and Allergen

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