A cross-sectional study of well water arsenic and child IQ in Maine schoolchildren

@inproceedings{Wasserman2014ACS,
  title={A cross-sectional study of well water arsenic and child IQ in Maine
schoolchildren},
  author={Gail A. Wasserman and Xinhua Liu and Nancy J Loiacono and Jennie K Kline and Pam Factor-Litvak and Alexander van Geen and Jacob L. Mey and Diane Levy and Richard Abramson and Amy K. Schwartz and Joseph H. Graziano},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In recent studies in Bangladesh and elsewhere, exposure to arsenic (As) via drinking water is negatively associated with performance-related aspects of child intelligence (e.g., Perceptual Reasoning, Working Memory) after adjustment for social factors. Because findings are not easily generalizable to the US, we examine this relation in a US population. METHODS In 272 children in grades 3-5 from three Maine school districts, we examine associations between drinking water As (WAs… CONTINUE READING
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