Prenatal and adolescent blood lead levels in South Africa: child, maternal and household risk factors in the Birth to Twenty cohort.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION The risk factors for lead exposure in developing countries have not been fully described. This study looks at child, maternal and household factors associated with increased risk of lead exposure at birth and at 13 years of age in the Birth to Twenty cohort. METHODS Mothers were recruited from antenatal clinics in the Johannesburg-Soweto… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2010.02.006