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Navajo Uranium Assessment and Kidney Health Project (NUAKHP)

Principal Investigator:
Lewis, Johnnye
Institution:
University of New Mexico
Location:
20 Navajo communities in northwestern New Mexico
Number of Participants:
1300
Lifestage of Participants:
Adulthood (18+ years)
Exposures:
Uranium
Health Outcomes:
Kidney outcomes
Brief Description:
This is a community-level survey to assess water quality and usage patterns and examine the influence of uranium exposure from mining and processing on tribal lands on chronic kidney disease in the Navajo Nation. Approximately 1,300 study participants were enrolled into the project.

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Navajo Uranium Assessment and Kidney Health Project

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Lewis, Johnnye L
Institution:
University of New Mexico
Most Recent Award Year:
2006
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