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Associations of multiple metals with kidney outcomes in lead workers: author response
  1. Rebecca Shelley1,
  2. Nam-Soo Kim2,
  3. Patrick J Parsons3,4,
  4. Byung-Kook Lee2,
  5. Bernard G Jaar5,6,7,
  6. Jeffrey Fadrowski7,8,
  7. Jacqueline Agnew1,
  8. Genevieve Matanoski5,
  9. Brian S Schwartz1,5,6,
  10. Amy J Steuerwald3,4,
  11. Andrew C Todd9,
  12. David Simon10,
  13. Virginia M Weaver1,6,7
  1. 1 Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  2. 2 Institute of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University, Asan, South Korea
  3. 3 Laboratory of Inorganic and Nuclear Chemistry, New York State Department of Health, Wadsworth Center, Albany, New York, USA
  4. 4 Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University at Albany, Albany, New York, USA
  5. 5 Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  6. 6 Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  7. 7 Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  8. 8 Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  9. 9 Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
  10. 10 Biostatistical Consulting, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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We thank Dr Kawada1 for his interest in our manuscript entitled ‘Associations of Multiple Metals with Kidney Outcomes in Lead Workers.’2 As clearly stated in the methods, diabetes and hypertension diagnoses (based on participant report of …

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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