The Air Study

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Join Our Study to Learn More About Protecting Yourself From Air Pollution Exposure

Fred Hutch is recruiting individuals to participate in a study to learn about how to reduce personal exposure to air pollution, a known risk factor for lung cancer. We hope to use the information that we gather to develop larger studies to increase knowledge and awareness of the harmful health effects of air pollution.

Below you will find the eligibility survey. If you pass the survey, you will have the option of being contacted by the researchers who are running this study to discuss if you wish to enroll.

Why should you participate?

Your participation will help us learn about how to promote knowledge and awareness of air pollution risks and preventive health behaviors 

Interested? Click here to get started!

Eligibility Criteria

  • Healthy adult (aged 18-64 years old including women and men)
  • Live in Seattle metropolitan area
  • Own a smartphone
  • Leave your home for at least 7 hours per week
  • Not traveling outside of King County for more than 2 consecutive days in the next 2 months

Participant Requirements

  • Complete an initial survey (about 10-20 minutes)
  • Use a wearable air pollution sensor and receive air quality forecasts for 5 weeks
  • Watch 2 educational videos about air pollution (about 10 minutes)
  • Complete a final survey about air pollution (about 10-20 minutes)

Participant Compensation

  • $50 for completing each study item, totaling up to $350
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Trang VoPham

Principal Investigator


Please contact us for more information or with any questions.