"Pesticides protect the fruit, but not the people": using community-based ethnography to understand farmworker pesticide-exposure risks.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

American journal of public health, Volume 99 Suppl 3, p.S616-21 (2009)

Keywords:

2009, Adult, Agriculture, Anthropology, Cultural, Center-Authored Paper, Community-Based Participatory Research, Female, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Humans, Interviews as Topic, Male, Middle Aged, Observation, Occupational Exposure, Pesticides, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Assessment, Washington, Young Adult

Abstract:

We used community-based ethnography and public health risk assessment to assess beliefs about pesticide exposure risks among farmworkers in the Lower Yakima Valley of Washington State.