Predictors of herbicide exposure in farm applicators.

  title={Predictors of herbicide exposure in farm applicators.},
  author={Tye E. Arbuckle and Richard T. Burnett and Donald Cole and Kay Teschke and Mustafa Dosemeci and Christina Bancej and Jun Yu Zhang},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  volume={75 6},
OBJECTIVES Most epidemiological studies of pesticides have used self-reports rather than quantitative measurements to assess exposures. The purpose of this study was to identify factors likely to affect exposure under actual field conditions and to measure the sensitivity and specificity of self-reported indications of exposure against urinary measures of herbicide exposure. METHODS A sub-set of the participants in a retrospective cohort study of Ontario farm families volunteered for a… CONTINUE READING


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