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Pesticide use and incident hyperthyroidism in farmers in the Agricultural Health Study
  1. Srishti Shrestha1,
  2. Christine G Parks1,
  3. Whitney S Goldner2,
  4. Freya Kamel1,
  5. David M Umbach3,
  6. Mary H Ward4,
  7. Catherine C Lerro4,
  8. Stella Koutros4,
  9. Jonathan N Hofmann4,
  10. Laura E Beane Freeman4,
  11. Dale P Sandler1
  1. 1 Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
  2. 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
  3. 3 Biostatistics and Computational Biology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
  4. 4 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Dale P Sandler, Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NA 27709, USA; sandler{at}niehs.nih.gov

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  • Contributors All contributors meet the criteria for authorship.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Z01-ES-049030) and National Cancer Institute (Z01-CP-010119).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Requests for data, including the data used in this manuscript, are welcome as described on the Study Website (https://www.aghealth.nih.gov/collaboration/process.html). Data requests may be made directly at www.aghealthstars.com; registration is required. The Agricultural Health Study is an ongoing prospective study. The data sharing policy was developed to protect the privacy of study participants and is consistent with study informed consent documents as approved by the NIH Institutional Review Board. Dr. Dale P Sandler is the NIEHS Principal Investigator of the Agricultural Health Study and is responsible for ensuring participant safety and privacy.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors All contributors meet the criteria for authorship.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute of Health, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (Z01-ES-049030) and National Cancer Institute (Z01-CP-010119).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Requests for data, including the data used in this manuscript, are welcome as described on the Study Website (https://www.aghealth.nih.gov/collaboration/process.html). Data requests may be made directly at www.aghealthstars.com; registration is required. The Agricultural Health Study is an ongoing prospective study. The data sharing policy was developed to protect the privacy of study participants and is consistent with study informed consent documents as approved by the NIH Institutional Review Board. Dr. Dale P Sandler is the NIEHS Principal Investigator of the Agricultural Health Study and is responsible for ensuring participant safety and privacy.

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