Fourth report on human biomonitoring of environmental chemicals in Canada: H128-1/10-601-4E-PDF

results of the Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycle 4 (2014-2015).

"These data tables present national data on concentrations of environmental chemicals in Canadians. These data were collected as part of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS), an ongoing national direct health measures survey. Statistics Canada, in partnership with Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada, launched the CHMS in 2007 to collect health and wellness data and biological specimens on a nationally representative sample of Canadians. Biological specimens were analyzed for indicators of health status, chronic and infectious diseases, nutritional status, and environmental chemicals. The CHMS biomonitoring component measures many environmental chemicals and/or their metabolites in blood and urine of survey participants. An environmental chemical can be defined as a chemical substance, either human-made or natural, that is present in the environment and to which humans may be exposed through media such as air, water, food, soil, dust, and consumer products"--Introd., p. 1.

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Department/Agency Health Canada.
Title Fourth report on human biomonitoring of environmental chemicals in Canada
Subtitle results of the Canadian Health Measures Survey Cycle 4 (2014-2015).
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Quatrième rapport sur la biosurveillance humaine des substances chimiques de l'environnement au Canada : résultats de l'Enquête canadienne sur les mesures de la santé Cycle 4 (2014 à 2015). "August 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages vi, 232 p.
ISBN 978-0-660-08527-2
Catalogue Number
  • H128-1/10-601-4E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 170058
Subject Terms Pollutants, Health impact, Statistics