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  1. Initial effect of the grounding of the tanker Braer on health in Shetland.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives-To determine if the oil spillage from the tanker Braer had any immediate health effects on the exposed resident population.

    Design-Cohort study with a comparison against controls, exposure status being assigned on the basis of geographical location.

    Setting-Rural Shetland.

    Subjects-All those resident on or after 5 January 1993 (day 0) within 4.5 km of the site of tanker's grounding.

    Controls matched for sex and age were drawn from a general practice list 95 km distant.

    Outcome measures-Demographic details; smoking and alcohol consumption; perception of health and reported presence or absence of specificsymptoms; peak expiratory flow; results of haematology, liver and renal function tests, and blood and urine toxicology.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Exploration, Homme, Pollution, Navire citerne

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Exploration, Human, Pollution, Tanker

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

    Cote : 94-0093213

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 199406.