[Study of distribution and influencing factors of lead and cadmium in whole blood and urine among population in 8 provinces in China].


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the levels of lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) in blood and urine among general population in China, and thereby analyze their prevalent features. METHODS A total of 18 120 subjects from general population aged 6-60 years were recruited from 24 districts in 8 provinces in eastern, central and western China mainland from 2009 to 2010, by… (More)