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Urinary Creatinine Concentrations in the U.S. Population: Implications for Urinary Biologic Monitoring Measurements
Biologic monitoring (i.e., biomonitoring) is used to assess human exposures to environmental and workplace chemicals. Urinary biomonitoring data typically are adjusted to a constant creatinineExpand
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Chlorinated hydrocarbon levels in human serum: Effects of fasting and feeding
Twenty healthy adult humans had serum samples drawn on four occasions within a 24-hr period: after a 12 hr overnight fast, 4–5 hr after a high fat breakfast, at midafternoon, and the next morningExpand
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The decline in blood lead levels in the United States. The National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES)
OBJECTIVE To describe trends in blood lead levels for the US population and selected population subgroups during the time period between 1976 and 1991. DESIGN Two nationally representativeExpand
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Levels of seven urinary phthalate metabolites in a human reference population.
Using a novel and highly selective technique, we measured monoester metabolites of seven commonly used phthalates in urine samples from a reference population of 289 adult humans. This analyticalExpand
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Exposure of the U.S. population to lead, 1991-1994.
Blood lead measurements were obtained on 13,642 persons aged 1 year and older who participated in Phase 2 of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) from 1991 throughExpand
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Trends in Blood Lead Levels and Blood Lead Testing Among US Children Aged 1 to 5 Years, 1988–2004
OBJECTIVES. To evaluate trends in children's blood lead levels and the extent of blood lead testing of children at risk for lead poisoning from national surveys conducted during a 16-year period inExpand
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Exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1991.
OBJECTIVE To estimate the extent of exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke and the contribution of the home and workplace environment to environmental tobacco smoke exposure. Expand
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Pharmacokinetics of TCDD in veterans of Operation Ranch Hand: 10-year follow-up.
Using multiple measurements from serum collected over 10 yr (1982, 1987, and 1992), we estimated the half-life of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) in 213 veterans of Operation Ranch Hand,Expand
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Blood lead levels in the US population. Phase 1 of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III, 1988 to 1991)
OBJECTIVE To determine mean blood lead levels and their sociodemographic correlates in the US population. DESIGN Nationally representative cross-sectional health examination survey that includedExpand
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Urinary Perchlorate and Thyroid Hormone Levels in Adolescent and Adult Men and Women Living in the United States
Background Perchlorate is commonly found in the environment and known to inhibit thyroid function at high doses. Assessing the potential effect of low-level exposure to perchlorate on thyroidExpand
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