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Research Article

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

Table 4

Mean BLL, haemoglobin (Hb) level, and anaemic status of the workers.

Factors Frequency Mean BLL ( gm/dL) Std. deviation

(1) Hb (gm/dL)
 Less than 11.00 33 81.83 26.27
 11.00–11.99 54 60.31 26.24
 12.00–12.99 24 59.96 18.64
 13.00+ 07 44.04 17.24
(2) Anaemia
 (a) Anaemic*33 (28.0%)81.8326.27
  Normochromic10 (30.3%) 83.31 35.39
  Microcytic16 (48.5%) 79.41 24.71
  Macrocytic07 (21.1%) 85.27 15.54
 (b) Not anaemic*85 (72.0%) 58.81 23.89

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