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Document ID (ISN)66440
CIS number 96-882
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wolf C., Wallnöfer A., Waldhör T., Vutuc C., Meisinger V., Rüdiger H.W.
Title Effect of lead on blood pressure in occupationally nonexposed men
Bibliographic information June 1995, Vol.27, No.6, p.897-903. 18 ref.
Abstract In a survey of 507 males with no occupational exposure to lead, the effects of age, weight, height, alcohol intake, nicotine consumption and blood lead on blood pressure were investigated. Both the diastolic and systolic blood pressure were significantly influenced by the body mass index, age and alcohol. A significant effect of lead could only be found for diastolic blood pressure. Results indicate that even in low concentrations, the influence of lead on diastolic blood pressure may be significant in this group of middle-aged men.
Descriptors (primary) blood pressure; lead
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey; body weight; cohort study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceAustria
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances