TITLE

Lead Exposure Among Females of Childbearing Age -- United States, 2004

PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;4/27/2007, Vol. 56 Issue 16, p397
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article summarizes surveillance data regarding elevated blood lead levels among females of childbearing age in 37 U.S. states participating in the Centers for Disease Control's Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance program. The rates of elevated blood lead levels associated with occupational exposure were similar to or lower than the rates associated with all exposures. The majority of occupationally exposed females were employed in the manufacturing sector.
ACCESSION #
24950062

 

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