Highest concentrations found in the West and South and among Mexican American and other Hispanic participants
- Date: April 20, 2023
- Source: Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health
- Summary: A new study shows that water arsenic levels are linked to higher urinary arsenic among the U.S. population for users of both private wells and public water systems.
- Maya Spaur, Melissa A. Lombard, Joseph D. Ayotte, Benjamin C. Bostick, Steven N. Chillrud, Ana Navas-Acien, Anne E. Nigra. Cross-sectional associations between drinking water arsenic and urinary inorganic arsenic in the United States: NHANES 2003–2014. Environmental Research, 2023; 227: 115741 DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2023.115741