Association of blood lead and tibia lead with blood pressure and hypertension in a community sample of older adults.

@article{Martin2006AssociationOB,
  title={Association of blood lead and tibia lead with blood pressure and hypertension in a community sample of older adults.},
  author={David H. Martin and Thomas Glass and K. Bandeen-Roche and A. C. Todd and Weiping Shi and Brian S. Schwartz},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={163 5},
  pages={467-78}
}
Few studies have compared associations of blood lead and tibia lead with blood pressure and hypertension, and associations have differed in samples with occupational exposure compared with those with mainly environmental lead exposure. African Americans have been underrepresented in prior studies. The authors performed a cross-sectional analysis of 2001-2002 data from a community-based cohort in Baltimore, Maryland, of 964 men and women aged 50-70 years (40% African American, 55% White, 5… CONTINUE READING