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Document ID (ISN)110267
CIS number 09-1244
ISSN - Serial title 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jhun H.J., Lee S.Y., Yim S.H., Kim M.J., Park K.K., Cho S.I.
Title Metabolic syndrome in carbon disulfide-poisoned subjects in Korea: Does chemical poisoning induce metabolic syndrome?
Bibliographic information July 2009, Vol.82, No.7, p.827-832. 26 ref.
Abstract Mass carbon disulfide (CS2) poisoning was reported at a viscose rayon factory in Korea. This study evaluated the association between CS2 poisoning and the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. The 170 CS2-poisoned subjects participated in a health examination conducted at a hospital. The 170 controls were selected randomly from the participants of a Korean national health survey. Metabolic syndrome was defined as simultaneously having at least three of following metabolic abnormalities: abdominal obesity; elevated triglyceride; reduced high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; elevated blood pressure; elevated fasting glucose levels. After adjusting for age, gender, education, marital status, alcohol consumption and smoking, CS2-poisoned subjects had an increased risk of metabolic syndrome (prevalence ratio 1.57).
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; viscose rayon industry; risk factors; carbon disulfide; metabolic disturbances; Korea, Republic of
Descriptors (secondary) hypertension; lipoproteins; cholesterol; case-control study; state of health; obesity; hyperglycaemia
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceKorea, Republic of
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Endocrine diseases
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances