Overview of the databases

The CARES NG® software contains relevant databases to evaluate potential risk from dietary, drinking water and residential sources and from oral, dermal and inhalation routes of exposures. The main database is the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) which provides extensive, statistically representative information on the diet of the U.S.A. population, drinking water included. […]

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The REJV database

The Residential Exposure Joint Venture (REJV) collects, organizes and analyses label and use information for pesticide products used in and around the home. REJV created a survey for consumers, with an objective to develop a comprehensive database of residential use and exposure data on consumer pesticides to provide EPA with “real world” use information for […]

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The CHAD Database

The Consolidated Human Activity Database (CHAD) contains detailed data about the activities performed by a sample of the U.S. population together with geographic and demographic information. The data were collected in 12 studies performed in the cities of Baltimore, Cincinnati, Denver, Los Angeles, Valdez (Alaska), and Washington, DC, in the state of California and nationwide […]

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The PDP Database

The Pesticide Data Program (PDP) database is an American national pesticide residue database program. PDP manages the collection, analysis, data entry, and reporting of pesticide residues on agricultural commodities in the U.S. food supply, with an emphasis on those commodities highly consumed by infants and children. It is specifically designed to be a monitoring data […]

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The FCID Database

The Food Commodity Intake Database (FCID) was developed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) to improve the use of the NHANES surveys for dietary exposure assessments. OPP is interested in consumption of Raw Agricultural Commodities (RAC) in the form of food ingredients rather than foods “as eaten” because pesticide residue […]

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The NHANES Database

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) is a program of studies designed to assess the health and nutritional status of the U.S.A population by interviewing a nationally representative sample of about 5,000 people across 15 counties each year. The NHANES interviews include demographic, socioeconomic, dietary (including drinking water) and health-related questions. All dietary […]

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