Lead sources, behaviors, and socioeconomic factors in relation to blood lead of native american and white children: a community-based assessment of a former mining area

Author Name: 
Malcoe, L. H., Lynch, R. A., Keger, M. C. and Skaggs, V. J.
Publication Date: 
Friday, November 11, 2011
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Description: 
This study explains that both White and Native American children are at risk for airborne lead exposure, if they are in lower socioeconomic backgrounds, of course if they live nearby a mine their risk for blood lead poisoning is raised exponentially. Malcoe et al state more needs to be done about this by environmental agencies to protect children.