Association between blood lead and blood pressure: a population-based study in Brazilian adults

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BACKGROUND Environmental lead exposure among adults may increase blood pressure and elevate the risk of hypertension. The availability of data on blood lead levels (BLL) in adult Brazilian population is scarce and population-based studies are important for screening the population exposure and also to evaluate associations with adverse health effects. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12940-017-0233-5

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@inproceedings{Lopes2017AssociationBB, title={Association between blood lead and blood pressure: a population-based study in Brazilian adults}, author={Ana Carolina Bertin de Almeida Lopes and Ellen Kovner Silbergeld and Ana Navas-Aci{\'e}n and Rachel D. Zamoiski and Airton da Cunha Martins and Alissana Ester Iakmiu Camargo and Mariana R. Urbano and Arthur Eumann Mesas and M{\^o}nica Maria Bastos Paoliello}, booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source}, year={2017} }