Prevalence of arsenic-related skin lesions in 53 widely-scattered villages of Bangladesh: an ecological survey.

@article{McDonald2006PrevalenceOA,
  title={Prevalence of arsenic-related skin lesions in 53 widely-scattered villages of Bangladesh: an ecological survey.},
  author={Corbett McDonald and Rezaul Hoque and Nazmul Huda and Nicola Cherry},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  year={2006},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={228-35}
}
A survey was carried out to provide a representative assessment of prevalence and risk of arsenic-related skin lesions in relation to geographical distribution of arsenic in wells of rural Bangladesh as a necessary background for research into effects in pregnancy and cancer risks. A systematic random sample of 53 villages in four divisions of Bangladesh served by Gonoshasthaya Kendra was selected, and all women aged 18 years or more (n=16,740) were listed. Trained paramedics recorded the… CONTINUE READING
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