Arsenic in drinking water and cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and kidney disease in Michigan: a standardized mortality ratio analysis

@article{Meliker2007ArsenicID,
  title={Arsenic in drinking water and cerebrovascular disease, diabetes mellitus, and kidney disease in Michigan: a standardized mortality ratio analysis},
  author={Jaymie R. Meliker and Robert L. Wahl and Lorraine L. Cameron and Jerome O. Nriagu},
  journal={Environmental Health},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={4 - 4}
}
BACKGROUND Exposure to arsenic concentrations in drinking water in excess of 300 microg/L is associated with diseases of the circulatory and respiratory system, several types of cancer, and diabetes; however, little is known about the health consequences of exposure to low-to-moderate levels of arsenic (10-100 microg/L). METHODS A standardized mortality ratio (SMR) analysis was conducted in a contiguous six county study area of southeastern Michigan to investigate the relationship between… CONTINUE READING

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