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Main Title Review of the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study.
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Year Published 2009
Stock Number PB2010-101806
Additional Subjects Universities ; Dioxin exposures ; Human blood ; House dust ; Soils ; Serum correlations ; Goals ; Objectives ; Data management ; Statistical analysis ; Quality assurance ; Quality control ; Reviews ; Evaluations ; University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study (UMDES) ; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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NTIS  PB2010-101806 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/14/2010
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Abstract
This document presents EPAs review of the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study (UMDES). This is one of the largest studies of dioxin exposure ever conducted and is an important contribution to the understanding of levels of dioxin in human blood, house dust, and soils and the factors associated with dioxin exposure. The design of the study was well-suited for meeting the objective of identifying patterns of serum dioxin, furan and PCB levels among adults living in the Midland-Saginaw region and provided the basis for making comparisons with a reference region in Jackson-Calhoun counties, 100 miles to the south. The relatively large number of participants and population based statistical sampling design are important strengths of this study. The data collected support reliable estimates of the distributions of dioxin concentrations in blood, soil and dust.