Data collected over the 15 years of the 9/11 study represents a massive amount of never before available information on the short and long-term impacts of a search & rescue deployment on the health and behavior of the search dog.
The data analyzed in this project cover three areas: behavior, occupational hazards, and longevity. With the ever changing and improving methods for data collection, the research team has spent most of the time tracking, organizing, validating and preparing the 15 years of behavior data to be analyzed. The foundations of data for all of the analysis is now in place and the remaining missing data has been tracked down and entered for the CBARQ, retirement and longevity. Continue reading “Research Update CHF 02322 MY-4: Analysis of the Health, Behavioral, and Longevity Data Collected in the 9/11 Medical Surveillance Longitudinal Study”