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  1. Fulltext. Association between iron deficiency and low-level lead poisoning in an urban primary care clinic.

    Article - En anglais


    Objectives The porpose of this study was to esamine the association between iron deficiency and low-level icad poisoning.

    Methods Data were callected in an nrban primary care clinic from 3650 children aged 9 to 48 months.

    Iron deficiency was defined as a red celt mean corpesecular voluma (MCV) of less than 70 IL and a rod cell distribution width (RDW) of more than 14 5 in children younger than 2 years, and an MCV of less than 73 fL. and RDW of more than 14.5 in those 2 years of Results.

    After adjustment fix age, bomoglobin concentration, and insurance status, the odds catios for iron deficiency predicing blood lead levels greater than or equal to 5 mug/ml, and greater than or equal to 10 mug/dL were 1.63 (95% confiderce interval [CI]=1.29,2.04) and 1.44 (95% CI=1.004,2.06).


    Iron deficiency is significantly associated with low-level lend poisoning in children aged 9 to 48 months.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Saturnisme, Intoxication, Plomb, Enfant, Homme, Age préscolaire, Association, Anémie ferriprive, Milieu urbain, Analyse biochimique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Etude transversale, Hémopathie, Sidéropénie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Saturnism, Poisoning, Lead, Child, Human, Preschool age, Association, Iron deficiency anemia, Urban environment, Biochemical analysis, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Cross sectional study, Hemopathy, Sideropenia

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

    Cote : 99-0392865

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 22/03/2000.