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ID (ISN) del documento63231
Número CIS 94-1984
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-9262 - American Journal of Epidemiology
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Maheswaran R., Gill J.S., Beevers D.G.
Título Blood pressure and industrial lead exposure
Información bibliográfica 15 Mar. 1993, Vol.137, No.6, p.645-653. 27 ref.
Resumen The association between lead exposure and raised blood pressure was examined in a 1981 cross-sectional study of 809 male factory workers. The geometric mean blood lead level was 31.6µg/dL. Unadjusted systolic blood pressure rose with increasing blood lead levels from 127mmHg in men with blood lead levels less than 21µg/dL to 133mmHg in men with levels exceeding 50µg/dL. Following adjustment for the confounding effects of age, body mass index, and alcohol consumption, however, the effect of blood lead on systolic pressure was diminished to 129mmHg and 132mmHg in the respective categories. There was no association between diastolic blood pressure and blood lead. Zinc protoporphyrin levels and years of industrial lead exposure did not raise adjusted systolic or diastolic pressure. The findings are consistent with a weak effect of industrial lead exposure on systolic blood pressure, within the range of exposures observed in this study.
Descriptores (primarios) fisiología del aparato cardiovascular; exposición de larga duración; presión sanguínea; plomo
Descriptores (secundarios) protoporfirinas; Reino Unido; alcoholismo; edad; peso corporal; estudio transversal; dosificación en la sangre; tests de exposición; acumuladores eléctricos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaReino Unido
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Cardiovascular diseases
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances
Abuso de alcohol y drogas