Blood Lead Levels and Cause-Specific Mortality of Inorganic Lead-Exposed Workers in South Korea

@inproceedings{Kim2015BloodLL,
  title={Blood Lead Levels and Cause-Specific Mortality of Inorganic Lead-Exposed Workers in South Korea},
  author={Mingi Kim and Jae-Hong Ryoo and Sei-Jin Chang and Chun-Bae Kim and Jong-Ku Park and Sang-Baek Koh and Yeon-Soon Ahn and Max Costa},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2015}
}
The objective of this study was to identify the association of blood lead level (BLL) with mortality in inorganic lead-exposed workers of South Korea. A cohort was compiled comprising 81,067 inorganic lead exposed workers working between January 1, 2000, and December 31, 2004. This cohort was merged with the Korean National Statistical Office to follow-up for mortality between 2000 and 2008. After adjusting for age and other carcinogenic metal exposure, all-cause mortality (Relative risk [RR] 1… CONTINUE READING

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