OPEN The Lancet. Public health | 17 Mar 2018
BP Lanphear, S Rauch, P Auinger, RW Allen and RW Hornung
Lead exposure is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease mortality, but the number of deaths in the USA attributable to lead exposure is poorly defined. We aimed to quantify the relative contribution of environmental lead exposure to all-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease mortality, and ischaemic heart disease mortality.
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