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WORLD TRADE CENTER HEALTH PROGRAMS

These data are current as of September 30, 2010 and expected to be updated on 03/15/2011


Numbers of Participants in the WTC Health Programs

  Enrolled+ Initial Exam Monitoring Exams in Past Year† Treatment Patients in Past Year†
FDNY Responders 15,721 15,375 10,166 5,552
General Responders (Inside NYC Area)* 33,578 29,162 12,751 8,113
National Responders (Outside NYC area) 3,679 3,409 2,037 829
Subtotal (Responders) 52,978 47,946 24,954 14,494
         
Community Program Participants# 4,936 4,936 1,477 2,468
         
TOTAL 57,914 52,882 26,431 16,962

+ Enrolled refers only to individuals who met eligibility criteria to be included in the programs, but not all individuals have decided to participate in their respective monitoring programs after enrolling.

† Numbers for exams and patients in treatment in the past year may increase or decrease from past quarterly reports due to actual dates of service and records updates. The number of patients in treatment are those responders who have been referred from a monitoring exam for follow-up care and received any treatment between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010.

* Responders in the NYC area are those seen in the following five clinical centers of excellence: Bellevue Hospital/New York University School of Medicine, City University of New York/Queens College, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

# Federal funding for the Community Program began on September 29, 2008, at which time there were 2,759 enrolled. Participants include Lower Manhattan Area cleanup workers, office workers, residents, students and school staff.

 

 
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