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Research Article

Blood Lead Levels and Health Problems of Lead Acid Battery Workers in Bangladesh

Table 2

Blood lead level of respondents according to years of job, daily working hour, and personal habits.

FactorsFrequencyMean gm/dLStd. deviation

(1) Years of job
 Up to 5 years4061.0520.81
 >5–10 years3073.2931.26
 10.1–15 years2760.5024.83
 Above 15 years2167.8729.95
(2) Shift of work in hour
 85559.8220.20
 92966.0029.35
 101569.3624.17
 111369.9132.68
 12481.1033.16
 152111.0569.22
(3) PPE use
 Yes5161.95*23.93
 No6767.76*28.34
(4) Smoking habit
 Yes5771.50**29.40
 No6159.35**22.29
(5) Bath regularly after daily work
 Yes3855.97***24.24
 No8069.66***26.57

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