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Adult blood lead epidemiology and surveillance - United States, fourth quarter, 1992.

Authors
Harrell-B; Woernle-CH; Osorio-A; Payne-S; McCammon-J; Dupuy-CJ; Lehnherr-M; Howe-H; Choquette-K; Currier-R; Coe-E; Rabin-R; Dunbar-P; Ferrara-T; Gerwel-B; Stone-R; Barnett-M; Gosten-J; Marino-R; Willis-T
Source
MMWR 1993 Apr; 42(13):254
NIOSHTIC No.
00235888
Abstract
Data from the Centers for Disease Control Occupational Safety and Health Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance program for the fourth quarter of 1992 were presented. The number of reports of elevated blood lead (7439921) levels in adults for 18 states were included. There were 2,939 reports of blood lead levels between 25 and 39 micrograms/deciliter (microg/dl) for the fourth quarter, bringing the cumulative number to 15,279 for the year of 1992. There were 703 reports of blood lead levels between 40 and 49microg/dl for the fourth quarter, bringing the cumulative number to 4,288 for the year. The 205 reports of 50 to 59microg/dl brought the cumulative total to 1,089 for the year and the 104 reports of blood lead levels at or exceeding 60microg/dl brought the yearly total to 585 at this level.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Epidemiology; Blood-analysis; Biological-monitoring; Lead-poisoning; Heavy-metals; Humans
CODEN
MMWRB6
CAS No.
7439-92-1
Publication Date
19930409
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1993
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
13
ISSN
0892-3787
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
State
OH
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