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Blood-lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham

Steering Committee on Environmental Lead in Birmingham.

Blood-lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham

a reportof the Steering Committee on Environmental Lead in Birmingham.

by Steering Committee on Environmental Lead in Birmingham.

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Published by Department of the Environment in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title: Department of the Environment. Central Directorate on EnvironmentalPollution.

SeriesPollution report -- no. 15
ContributionsGreat Britain. Central Directorate on Environmental Pollution., Great Britain. Department of the Environment.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14164259M

  About 30 percent of pets and 13 percent of people had high blood lead concentrations, according to the report. Dogs and cats increase their risk through chewing, digging, and grooming. "There is a strong, positive relationship between BLC in animals and their owners, especially pre-school children," the report states. Bloodlead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham. J R Soc Med ; 2 Department of the Environment Central Directorate on En-vironmental Pollution. Blood lead concenitrationis ini pre-schlool children in Birmingham-Pollutiont Report No. London: HMSO, 3 Braithwaite RA. Interlaboratory and intralaboratory surveys.

Various environmental samples were taken, and children aged years and their mothers were studied. Blood lead concentrations were raised in the lead mining area, and within the areas defined by. Studies of blood lead concentrations in first grade school children undertaken in the Cape Peninsula during the mids and early s indicated that alarmingly high proportions of young South.

Plot of Soil Lead Versus Children's Blood Lead in Detroit - Bickell Source - Bickell () Lanphear et al. (): increasing soil lead concentration from background to micrograms/g was estimated to produce an increase of % in the percentage of children estimated to have a blood lead level exceeding 10 micrograms/dL. The Department of the Environment (DOE) has undertaken an extensive programme to monitor blood lead concentrations annually over the period to in the context of the reduction in the maxim.


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Blood-lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham by Steering Committee on Environmental Lead in Birmingham. Download PDF EPUB FB2

A survey has been undertaken of the distribution of blood lead Blood-lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham book in pre-school children attending nursery schools or day centres in Birmingham. The majority of levels in excess of μmol/1 were found in children of Asian by:   A survey has been undertaken of the distribution of blood lead concentrations in pre-school children attending nursery schools or day centres in Birmingham.

The majority of levels in excess of μmol/1 were found in children of Asian origin. A survey has been undertaken of the distribution of blood lead concentrations in pre-school children attending nursery schools or day centres in Birmingham.

The majority of levels in excess of μmol/1 were found in children of Asian : A Archer, J P Giltrow and H A Waldron. Archer A, Giltrow JP, Waldron HA. Blood lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham.

J R Soc Med. May; 73 (5)– [PMC free article] Sherlock JC, Barltrop D, Evans WH, Quinn MJ, Smart GA, Strehlow C.

Blood lead concentrations and lead intake in children of different ethnic origin. Hum Toxicol. Sep; 4 (5)–Cited by: 5. In Birmingham, U.K., high blood concentrations of lead (in excess of µmol/1) occur almost exclusively in pre-school children of Asian parents.

No environmental source of lead unique to these children has been found, but evidence of vitamin D deficiency is seen much more frequently in them than in other children.

Absorption of lead from the gut might be enhanced by dietary by: 8. Department of the Environment. Lead pollution in Birmingham, Pollution Paper No. London, UK: HMSO, Department of the Environment. Blood lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham, Pollution Report No.

London, UK: HMSO, Department of the Environment. UK blood lead monitoring programPollution Report. The Science of the Total Environment, 67 () Elsevier Science Publishers B.V., Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands LEAD LEVELS IN BIRMINGHAM DUSTS AND SOILS D.J.A.

DAVIES, J.M. WATT and I. THORNTON Applied Geochemistry Research Group, Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, Royal School of Mines, Prince. Phillips, A., Trends in and risk factors for elevated blood lead concentrations in Broken Hill pre-school children in the period to Thesis, Master of Medical Science (Clinical Epidemiology), University of Newcastle.

November   Reiatit)nship between blood lead concentrations and IQ for chiidi'en in 1~.on-mon::d ai~d mal,uai social groupings Blood lead u,its in rcgres.~ion equation ate pg/dl; significance levels of p: ( indicated by**. oa 0 54 this was the group in which any effects would be most marked.

_There are two major problems in analysing these data. However, lead concentrations in soils have only slightly decreased over the same period. The US EPA IEUBK model for exposure of children to lead is validated, updated and applied to predict the blood lead level of young children.

It is predicted that the blood lead concentrations of 2-year-old children have been reduced considerably over the. Archer A, Giltrow JP, Waldron HA. Blood lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham. J R Soc Med. May; 73 (5)– [PMC free article] Sherlock JC, Barltrop D, Evans WH, Quinn MJ, Smart GA, Strehlow C.

Blood lead concentrations and lead intake in children of different ethnic origin. Hum Toxicol. Sep; 4 (5)– Blood lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham.

Archer A, Giltrow JP, Waldron HA. A survey has been undertaken of the distribution of blood lead concentrations in pre-school children attending nursery schools or day centres in Birmingham. The majority of levels in excess of μmol/1 were found in children of Asian origin.

The population sampled was drawn from 4 inner-city schools in Dublin and 2 schools situated in Moneystown and Roundwood, County Wicklow.

In the city, 56% of the children sampled had blood-lead concentrations greater than or equal to 15 µg/ ml and only 7% had values less than 10 µg/ ml. Blood Lead Levels in Children Aged 1–5 Years — United States, – The adverse health effects of lead exposure in children are well described and include intellectual and behavioral deficits, making lead exposure an important public health problem (1).No safe blood lead level (BLL) in children has been identified.

A survey of blood lead concentrations is reported in a group of young Walsall children ( years of age).

The geometric mean blood lead concentration was mumol/l (range mumol/l). Lead pollution in Birmingham. Department of the Environment Central Unit on Environmental Pollution, Pollution Paper No London: HMSO, 4 Archer A, Giltrow JP, Waldron WA.

Blood lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham. Proc R Soc Med ; 6 Bryce-Smith D, Stephens R. Lead or health. A review of contemporary. PubL H#h, L#nd. (~) 9I, Abnormal Exposure to Lead and Anaemia in Luton Asian Children D. Josephs M.B. ChB., M.f-,C,M., D,P.H. District Community Physician, Bedfordshire Area Hea/th Authority (Southern District), 94 lnkerman Street, Luton After the discovery,of several Asian children with evidence of abnormal exposure to lead, screening for blood lead and haemoglobin.

Archer A, Giltrow JP, Waldron HA. Blood lead concentrations in pre-school children in Birmingham. J R Soc Med. May; 73 (5)– [PMC free article] Jones RD, Commins BT, Cernik AA. Blood lead and carboxyhaemoglobin levels in. Blood Lead Concentrations in Pre-School Children in Birmingham 1.

June A survey has been undertaken of the distribution of blood lead concentrations in pre-school children attending. Figure 3 illustrates the seasonality of children’s blood lead levels by comparing the third quarter and first quarter percent ≥5 µg/dL children’s blood lead for Flint compared with the State of Michigan.

There is a larger percentage of children’s blood lead ≥5 µg/dL in. Lead exposure is particularly concerning in developing countries where children have higher blood lead concentrations than in the US or Europe.

15–17 The present study examined the association between blood lead concentration (mean = µg/dL) and behavioral problems using data from a community sample of Chinese preschool children.Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust A survey has been undertaken of the distribution of blood lead concentrations in pre-school children attending nursery schools or day.

The inextricable link between topsoil lead (Pb) and children’s blood lead (BPb) has not been widely accepted. Pb is associated with multiple health adversities. Urban residents are at risk from exposure to legacy Pb dust in topsoil resulting from smelting, industrial discharges, leaded gasoline emissions, leaded paint, and incineration.

In New Orleans, topsoil median Pb decreased in ∼15 y.