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A Study of the Relationships Between Proximity to an Industrial Complex and Blood Lead Levels and Urinary Cadmium Levels
거주지와 산업단지간의 거리와 혈 중 납 농도 및 요 중 카드뮴 농도의 상관관계에 관한 연구
- Received : 2012.01.30
- Accepted : 2012.04.20
- Published : 2012.04.30
Objectives: The goal of this study was to investigate the relationships between proximity to an industrial complex and blood lead levels and urinary cadmium levels. Methods: We conducted a questionnaire survey and analyzed blood lead and urinary cadmium levels using Atomic Absorption Spectrometry (AAs). Data was analyzed using logistic regression analysis. All statistical analyses were conducted with SAS software version 9.2. The distance between the residence and an industrial complex was calculated through a Geographical Information System (GIS). Results: A total of 967 residents living near a large petrochemical complex in Ulsan participated. The geometric mean levels of blood lead and urinary cadmium were
blood lead levels;urinary cadmium levels;industrial complex
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