Acute pesticide-related illnesses among working youths, 1988-1999.

  title={Acute pesticide-related illnesses among working youths, 1988-1999.},
  author={Geoffrey Calvert and Louise N Mehler and Rachel Rosales and Lynden Baum and Catherine L Thomsen and Dorilee P Male and Omar Shafey and Rupali Das and Michelle J Lackovic and Ernest Arvizu},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  volume={93 4},
OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to describe acute occupational pesticide-related illnesses among youths and to provide prevention recommendations. METHODS Survey data from 8 states and from poison control center data were analyzed. Illness incidence rates and incidence rate ratios were calculated. RESULTS A total of 531 youths were identified with acute occupational pesticide-related illnesses. Insecticides were responsible for most of these illnesses (68%), most of which were of… CONTINUE READING

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