An analysis of subjective complaints in a population living in a methylmercury-polluted area.

@article{Fukuda1999AnAO,
  title={An analysis of subjective complaints in a population living in a methylmercury-polluted area.},
  author={Yuh Fukuda and Kayo Ushijima and Takao Kitano and Minishi Sakamoto and Makoto Futatsuka},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={1999},
  volume={81 2},
  pages={100-7}
}
The aim of this study is to document subjective complaints, to analyze the structure of a population living in a methylmercury-polluted area, and to investigate the relationship between the subjective complaints and methylmercury pollution. A total of 1304 adults in the polluted area, who were living in the methylmercury-polluted area near Minamata City in Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan, and 446 age-matched adults in a nonpolluted area were interviewed. Comparison of prevalence, factor analysis… CONTINUE READING

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