Committee 10-80, together with national research establishments, conducted dozens of epidemiological surveys to study the effects of Agent Orange/dioxin on the general and reproductive health (reproductive accidents, congenital malformations) of dioxin-exposed people.
Subjects and methods of Study
1.1 Variable group (Exposed to toxic chemicals)
- Northern veterans who served in toxic chemically-sprayed areas in the South during wartime and are no longer exposed
- Populations living in sprayed areas in South Vietnam, who are presently exposed to dioxin.
1.2 Control group (not exposed to toxic chemicals)
- Northern veterans who served only in the North.
- Populations of some communes in North Vietnam.
2.1 Methods: Meta-analysis, an analysis of the results of independent studies, designed according to retrospective epidemiological surveys.
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References: Source: Danish Vietnamese Association
Source: Danish Vietnamese Association