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Pre-school child blood lead levels in a population-derived Australian birth cohort: the Barwon Infant Study

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OBJECTIVES:To investigate blood lead levels in an Australian birth cohort of children; to identify factors associated with higher lead levels. DESIGN, SETTING:Cross-sectional study within the Barwon Infant Study, a population birth cohort study in the Barwon region of Victoria (1074 infants, recruited June 2010 - June 2013). Data were adjusted for non-participation and attrition by propensity weighting. PARTICIPANTS:Blood lead was measured in 523 of 708 children appraised in the Barwon Infant...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.5694/mja2.50427

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Name:
National Health and Medical Research Council
Grant:
APP1029927
APP1076667
APP1030701
APP1147970
APP607370
APP1024619
APP1009044
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Victorian Department of Health and Human Services
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Name:
Percy Baxter Charitable Trust
Publisher:
Wiley
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Publication date:
2019-11-24
Acceptance date:
2019-07-25
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EISSN:
1326-5377
ISSN:
0025-729X
Pmid:
31760661
Language:
English
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pubs:1075998
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uuid:f60d3441-074f-49ce-8391-fe8fae80f569
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1075998
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2020-01-09

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