Reliability and validity of expert assessment based on airborne and urinary measures of nickel and chromium exposure in the electroplating industry

@article{Chen2014ReliabilityAV,
  title={Reliability and validity of expert assessment based on airborne and urinary measures of nickel and chromium exposure in the electroplating industry},
  author={Yucheng Chen and Joseph B. Coble and Nicole C Deziel and Bu-tian Ji and Shouzheng Xue and Wei Lu and Patricia Ann Stewart and Melissa C. Friesen},
  journal={Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology},
  year={2014},
  volume={24},
  pages={622-628}
}
The reliability and validity of six experts’ exposure ratings were evaluated for 64 nickel-exposed and 72 chromium-exposed workers from six Shanghai electroplating plants based on airborne and urinary nickel and chromium measurements. Three industrial hygienists and three occupational physicians independently ranked the exposure intensity of each metal on an ordinal scale (1–4) for each worker’s job in two rounds: the first round was based on responses to an occupational history questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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