Case-control study of Smoking and POP in plasma

Updated 2000-06-20

Case control study of the possible effect of smokinf status on the acumulation of plasma POP in 48 Greenlandic hunters.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project
Comments and additional information:

biomarkers, n-3 fatty acids, cotinine

Time frame

Project time span
1999 - 2000
Data collection
1999 - 2000
Data processing
1999 - 2000
Data reporting
2000 - 2001

Contact information

Contact person
Bente Deutch
Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine Aarhus University Vennelyst Boulevard 6 Aarhus Denmark
+45 8942 6172
+45 8942 6199
Other project contacts
Jens C Hansen, same address

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Biological effects
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Human media
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.



Regions studied
Biological effects
Stations or areas where observations are made


Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
References to key publications (or planned publications) and data reports
Deutch B,Hansen JC. High Human plasma levels of organochlorine compounds in Greenland, Regional differences and lifestyle effects
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?

Methods & Procedures

Procedures and methodology used for, e.g., sampling and sample storage, sample pretreatment, extraction and analysis, including which laboratories are involved, references to methods employed, etc.

All methods applied are according to the protocol of the AMAP Human Health programmes

QA/QC Information (what QA/QC procedures are implemented, laboratories involvment in QA/QC activities, model verification/validation routines, etc.)

QA and QC are according to AMAP Human Health programme

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
Other institutes involved in the project

Dronning Ingrids Hospital ( DIH) Nuuk, Greenland

Other related projects

AMAP 1999 and 2000, Human Health programmes in Greenland

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