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  1. Urinary 1-hydroxypyrene as a marker of exposure to pyrene : an epidemiological survey on a general population group.

    Article - En anglais

    Copyright (c) 1997 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.

    Urinary levels of 1-hydroxypyrene in a general adult population group are studied.

    Experimental data are not normally distributed ; statistical analysis required a base 10 logarithmic transformation of data.

    The concentrations of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene measured were expressed as mug g-1 urinary creatinine and are comparable with those reported by other authors, both for smoker and non-smoker subgroups.

    Multiple regression analysis shows that, for smokers, the number of cigarettes smoked per day and the body mass index (BMI) significantly influence the levels of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene expressed as mug g-1 urinary creatinine, whereas no personal or behavioural variable (age, sex, alcohol consumption, dietary intake of pyrene, BMI) modified the 1-hydroxypyrene levels for non-smokers. 1997 Elsevier Science B.V.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Pyrène, Composé aromatique polycyclique, Epidémiologie, Polluant, Environnement, Italie, Europe, Homme, Surveillance biologique, Marqueur biologique, Urine, Liquide biologique, Variation saisonnière, Pyrène(1-hydroxy)

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pyrene, Polycyclic aromatic compound, Epidemiology, Pollutant, Environment, Italy, Europe, Human, Biological monitoring, Biological marker, Urine, Biological fluid, Seasonal variation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0476599

    Code Inist : 002B03L06. Création : 03/02/1998.