Lead poisoning among refugee children resettled in Massachusetts, 1995 to 1999.

@article{Geltman2001LeadPA,
  title={Lead poisoning among refugee children resettled in Massachusetts, 1995 to 1999.},
  author={P. Geltman and M. Brown and J. Cochran},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 1},
  pages={
          158-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Lead poisoning has been reported among immigrant and refugee populations in the United States; however, prevalences of elevated blood lead (BPb) and risk factors have not been described fully among newly arrived refugee children. This study was conducted to address this lack of data. METHODS We performed analysis of BPb levels among a cohort of refugee children, aged <7 years, who arrived in Massachusetts between July 1, 1995, and December 31, 1999. Gender, age, birthplace, time of… Expand
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