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  1. Health response by questionnaire in arsenic-exposed populations.

    Article - En anglais

    The health status of populations exposed to arsenic through drinking water was determined by a mailed questionnaire.

    Participants were selected from three communities located in Nevada with 1977 tap water arsenic levels of approximately 0.1 mg/l and one California community with 1977 levels around 0.39 mg/l. The questionnaire responses were obtained in 1979 from the four exposed communities and compared to those of a Wyoming community whose tap water levels of arsenic were less than 0.001 mg/l in 1979.

    No difference in health status for gastrointestinal, neurological, musculoskeletal, circulatory and skin disorders was found.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Arsenic, Eau potable, Pollution eau, Toxicité, Homme, Epidémiologie, Santé, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Enquête par correspondance

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Arsenic, Drinking water, Water pollution, Toxicity, Human, Epidemiology, Health, United States, North America, America, Mail inquiry

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

    Cote : 92-0355275

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 199406.