Since its launch, DEARS has been used as a research model in several other studies on air quality exposure and health effects. Part of its success has been due to high-quality research materials and robust methods, which provide a high degree of replicability to scientists interested in studying air pollution exposure.
Below are links to supporting documentation concerning the study. Please note that some of these documents are technical in nature and quite long, but do provide a compressive background for the purpose, scope and scientific justification of the study.
- Federal Register Notice (PDF, 2 pp.)
DEARS abstract presented to the public as submitted to OMB for review and approval
- Executive Summary (PDF, 4 pp., 72 KB)
General overview of DEARS
- Study Design (PDF, 106 pp., 3.6 MB)
Detailed, peer reviewed outline of the DEARS study methods
- Detroit Community Meeting Presentation (PDF, 12 pp., 983 KB)
Brief overview of DEARS
- DEARS Select Preliminary Findings
- Participant Survey (PDF, 2pp., 108K)
- Residence Survey (PDF, 6pp., 507K)
- Neighborhood Source Survey (PDF, 1pp., 55K)
- Daily Time Activity Diary (PDF, 5pp., 362K)
- Follow up Questionnare (ZIP, 1MB) - this contains an executable program for data entry. (Access)
- Daily follow-up Questionnaire (PDF, 8pp., 92K) - This form is a hard copy version of a computer driven questionnaire.
Contact Ron Williams at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding the survey material.