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  1. Environmental lead and children's intelligence : a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence.

    Article - En anglais


    To quantify the magnitude of the relation between full scale IQ in children aged 5 or more and their body burden of lead.

    Design-A systematic review of 26 epidemiological studies since 1979 : prospective studies of birth cohorts, cross sectional studies of blood lead, and cross sectional studies of tooth lead.

    Setting-General populations of children =5 years

    Main outcome measures-For each study, the regression coefficient of IQ on lead, after adjustment for confounders when possible, was used to derive the estimated change in IQ for a specific doubling of either blood or tooth lead.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Exposition, Plomb, Environnement, Pollution, Risque, Enfant, Homme, Déficit, Intelligence, Quotient intellectuel, Epidémiologie, Enquête, Prospective, Synthèse bibliographique, Etude critique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Exposure, Lead, Environment, Pollution, Risk, Child, Human, Deficiency, Intelligence, Intelligence quotient, Epidemiology, Inquiry, Prospective, Bibliographic survey, Critical study

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

    Cote : 95-0022115

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 09/06/1995.