Corpus ID: 43833747

BLood lead levels for persons 6 months-74 years of age: United States, 1976-80.

@article{Annest1982BLoodLL,
  title={BLood lead levels for persons 6 months-74 years of age: United States, 1976-80.},
  author={J. Annest and K. Mahaffey and D. H. Cox and J. Roberts},
  journal={Advance data},
  year={1982},
  volume={79},
  pages={
          1-23
        }
}
  • J. Annest, K. Mahaffey, +1 author J. Roberts
  • Published 1982
  • Medicine
  • Advance data
  • One of the more recent growing public health concerns is the impact of the changing environment on health.1 As a part of this concern, the Division of Health Examination Statistics of the National Center for Health Statistics has measured the degree of ex­ posure of the U.S. civilian noninstitutionalized popu­ tion to certain toxic substances, including lead. This as accomplished by determining blood lead concen­ trations, a common index of lead exposure, on exam­ inees from the second National… CONTINUE READING