Blood cadmium in London civil servants.

  title={Blood cadmium in London civil servants.},
  author={Jan A Staessen and W B Yeoman and Astrid Elizabeth Fletcher and Hugh L J Markowe and Michael Marmot and Geoffrey Rose and Adrian M. Semmence and Martin J. Shipley and Christopher John Bulpitt},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  volume={19 2},
Blood cadmium was measured in 466 randomly selected London civil servants not exposed to heavy metals at work. Blood cadmium ranged from 3.6 to 75.6 nmol/L (0.4 to 8.5 micrograms/L) with a geometric mean of 6.4 nmol/L (0.7 micrograms/L) in nonsmokers and 13.6 nmol/L (1.5 micrograms/L) in smokers (p less than 0.001). Blood cadmium was higher in women than in men (9.5 versus 7.8 nmol/L) and was inversely correlated with employment grade (p less than 0.001). The associations with age, body weight… CONTINUE READING
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