Effect of environmental exposure to lead and tobacco smoke on inattentive and hyperactive symptoms and neurocognitive performance in children.

@article{Cho2010EffectOE,
  title={Effect of environmental exposure to lead and tobacco smoke on inattentive and hyperactive symptoms and neurocognitive performance in children.},
  author={Soo-Churl Cho and Bung Nyun Kim and Yun Chul Hong and Min-Sup Shin and Hee-jeong Yoo and Johanna Inhyang Kim and Soo Young Bhang and In Hee Cho and Hyo-Won Kim},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2010},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={
          1050-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The present study assessed the association between blood lead and urinary cotinine levels and inattentive and hyperactive symptoms and neurocognitive performance in children. METHODS A total of 667 children (age range 8-11) were recruited from nine schools in five Korean cities. The teachers and parents completed the Korean version of the Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder Rating Scales (K-ARS), and the children performed neurocognitive tests. Blood lead and urinary cotinine… CONTINUE READING
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