Mercury levels in the Cree population of James Bay, Quebec, from 1988 to 1993/94.

@article{Dumont1998MercuryLI,
  title={Mercury levels in the Cree population of James Bay, Quebec, from 1988 to 1993/94.},
  author={C{\'e}cile Dumont and Mario Girard and François Bellavance and Françoise No{\"e}l},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1998},
  volume={158 11},
  pages={1439-45}
}
BACKGROUND High levels of mercury in the Cree population of James Bay, Que., have been a cause of concern for several years. This study examines changes in mercury levels within the Cree population between 1988 and 1993/94 and identifies potential determinants of high mercury levels. METHODS Data on mercury levels among the Cree were obtained through a surveillance program undertaken by the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay. In 1988 and again in 1993/94 surveys were… CONTINUE READING

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