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Main Title Studies in subclinical lead exposure /
Author Needleman, Herbert L.,
CORP Author Children's Hospital Medical Center, Boston, Mass.;Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, N.C.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Health Effects Research Laboratory,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-600/1-77-037; EPA-68-02-1239
Stock Number PB-271 649
OCLC Number 42838331
Subjects Environmentally induced diseases in children. ; Lead--Physiological effect.
Additional Subjects Lead poisoning ; Toxicity ; Children ; Blood ; Intelligence ; Verbal behavior ; Vision ; Motor reactions ; Attention ; Tests ; Measurement ; Socioeconomic status ; Medical records ; Psychological tests ; Subclinical ; Neuropsychological tests ; Birth weight ; Black Americans
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-1-77-037 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/21/2014
EJBD  EPA 600-1-77-037 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/27/2014
EKBD  EPA-600/1-77-037 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 02/23/2000
ELBD  EPA 600-1-77-037 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/16/2016
NTIS  PB-271 649 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation vi, 19 pages ; 28 cm.
Abstract The study was initiated to examine the utility of neuropsychologic testing in identifying deficits in children with asymptomatic elevations in blood lead levels. From the files of the Boston Lead Screening Project the authors selected black male children between the ages of six and eight years of age, considered symptomatic for lead toxicity who had blood lead tests recorded between the ages of 1-1/2 and 5 years of age. High lead subjects were children with one or more blood lead levels greater than 50 micrograms. Low lead subjects were children with no blood lead level greater than 30 micrograms. Subjects were tested by a battery of neuropsychologic tests measuring intelligence, verbal performance, visual motor performance, gross and fine motor function, and attention span. Other covariates measured were socioeconomic status, birthweight, and medical history. High lead children were consistently slower at each block of trials on the Reaction Time under Varying Conditions of Delay (a measure of attention), and performed significantly less well on Subtest I of the Frostig Battery. High lead subjects tended to perform less well on the Maze Coordination Test, and on the Tactile Form Recognition Test with the non-dominant hand.
Notes "EPA-600/1-77-037." EPA contract no. 68-02-1239; EPA project officer: Warren Galke. Includes bibliographical references (pages 14-15).
Place Published Research Triangle Park, NC
Access Notes Also available via the World Wide Web.
Corporate Au Added Ent Health Effects Research Laboratory (Research Triangle Park, N.C.); United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Research and Development.; Children's Hospital Medical Center (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Environmental health effects research ; EPA 600/1-77/037.
PUB Date Free Form June 1977
Series Title Untraced Environmental health effects research series ; EPA 600/1-77/037
Category Codes 6T; 5J; 57Y; 92B
NTIS Prices PC A03/MF A01
Primary Description 600/11
BIB Level m
Medium unmediated
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Control Number 323723805
OCLC Time Stamp 20160912052620
Language eng
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OCLC Rec Leader 02042cam 2200481Ka 45010