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Pre-school child blood lead levels in a population-derived Australian birth cohort: the Barwon Infant Study

Symeonides, Christos; Vuillermin, Peter J.; Sly, Peter D; Collier, Fiona; Lynch, Victoria; Falconer, Sandra; Pezic, Angela; Wardrop, Nicole; Dwyer, Terence; Ranganathan, Sarath; Ponsonby, Anne-Louise


Objectives: To investigate blood lead levels in an Australian birth cohort of children; to identify factors associated with higher lead levels. Design, setting: Cross-sectional study within the Barwon Infant Study, a population birth cohort study in the Barwon region of Victoria (1074 infants, recruited June 2010 – June 2013). Data were adjusted for non-participation and attrition by propensity weighting. Participants: Blood lead was measured in 523 of 708 children appraised in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja2.50427
Access Rights: Open Access


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