P Levallois

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Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, perception and behaviour of the general public concerning the addition of fluoride in drinking water
    P Levallois
    Centre de santé publique de Québec, Beauport
    Can J Public Health 89:162-5. 1998
  2. pmc The impact of drinking water, indoor dust and paint on blood lead levels of children aged 1-5 years in Montréal (Québec, Canada)
    Patrick Levallois
    1 Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Quebec, Canada 2 Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:185-91. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to drinking-water chlorination by-products and small-for-gestational-age neonates
    Patrick Levallois
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 23:267-76. 2012
  4. pmc The association between farming activities, precipitation, and the risk of acute gastrointestinal illness in rural municipalities of Quebec, Canada: a cross-sectional study
    Yossi Febriani
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire du Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:48. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint New patterns of drinking-water consumption: results of a pilot study
    P Levallois
    Centre de santé publique de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Beauport, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 209:233-41. 1998
  6. pmc Study of self-reported hypersensitivity to electromagnetic fields in California
    Patrick Levallois
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Beauport, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:619-23. 2002
  7. pmc Hypersensitivity of human subjects to environmental electric and magnetic field exposure: a review of the literature
    Patrick Levallois
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, and Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec, Beauport, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:613-8. 2002
  8. doi request reprint Drinking water intake by infants living in rural Quebec (Canada)
    Patrick Levallois
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 945, avenue Wolfe, Quebec, Canada G1V 5B3
    Sci Total Environ 397:82-5. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of electric and magnetic fields from high-power lines on female urinary excretion of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin
    P Levallois
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Pavillon CHUL, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 154:601-9. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Excretion of volatile nitrosamines in a rural population in relation to food and drinking water consumption
    P Levallois
    Département de médicine sociale et préventive, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Food Chem Toxicol 38:1013-9. 2000

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  1. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, perception and behaviour of the general public concerning the addition of fluoride in drinking water
    P Levallois
    Centre de santé publique de Québec, Beauport
    Can J Public Health 89:162-5. 1998
    ..9% vs 34.5%, p < 0.001. This study demonstrates that there is still need for public health education on the uses of fluorides...
  2. pmc The impact of drinking water, indoor dust and paint on blood lead levels of children aged 1-5 years in Montréal (Québec, Canada)
    Patrick Levallois
    1 Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Quebec, Canada 2 Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec and Université Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 24:185-91. 2014
    ..1 μg/ft(2) was also associated with BLL ≥1.78 μg/dL: adjusted OR=3.2 (95% CI: 1.3-7.8). Despite relatively low BLLs, tap water and house dust lead contribute to an increase of BLLs in exposed young children. ..
  3. doi request reprint Maternal exposure to drinking-water chlorination by-products and small-for-gestational-age neonates
    Patrick Levallois
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 23:267-76. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between maternal exposure to chlorination by-products and the risk of delivering a small for-gestational-age (SGA) neonate...
  4. pmc The association between farming activities, precipitation, and the risk of acute gastrointestinal illness in rural municipalities of Quebec, Canada: a cross-sectional study
    Yossi Febriani
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire du Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    BMC Public Health 10:48. 2010
    ..In this study we evaluated the association between farming activities, precipitation and AGI...
  5. ncbi request reprint New patterns of drinking-water consumption: results of a pilot study
    P Levallois
    Centre de santé publique de Québec, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Beauport, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 209:233-41. 1998
    ..Incentive might be necessary to improve participation rate and data collection methods must also be simplified. A 24-h recall plus a 1-day diary seem sufficient and data on consumption could be limited to liquids, soups and cereals...
  6. pmc Study of self-reported hypersensitivity to electromagnetic fields in California
    Patrick Levallois
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Beauport, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:619-23. 2002
    ..However, risk perception was not sufficient to explain the characteristics of people reporting this disorder...
  7. pmc Hypersensitivity of human subjects to environmental electric and magnetic field exposure: a review of the literature
    Patrick Levallois
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, and Institut National de Santé Publique du Québec, Beauport, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:613-8. 2002
    ..It appears that the so-called hypersensitivity to environmental electric and magnetic fields is an unclear health problem whose nature has yet to be determined...
  8. doi request reprint Drinking water intake by infants living in rural Quebec (Canada)
    Patrick Levallois
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, 945, avenue Wolfe, Quebec, Canada G1V 5B3
    Sci Total Environ 397:82-5. 2008
    ..This study demonstrates the importance of considering water distribution intake in very young infants who may be particularly susceptible to water contaminants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Effects of electric and magnetic fields from high-power lines on female urinary excretion of 6-sulfatoxymelatonin
    P Levallois
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Pavillon CHUL, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 154:601-9. 2001
    ..Chronic residential exposure to magnetic fields from high-power lines may accentuate the decrease in melatonin secretion observed in some vulnerable subgroups of the population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Excretion of volatile nitrosamines in a rural population in relation to food and drinking water consumption
    P Levallois
    Département de médicine sociale et préventive, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Food Chem Toxicol 38:1013-9. 2000
    ..002) and this relation was not modified by vitamin intake. We conclude that nitrate intake is not related to nitrosamine excretion in this rural population. The influence of coffee consumption on NPIP excretion deserves further attention...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sources of nitrate exposure in residents of rural areas in Quebec, Canada
    P Levallois
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:188-95. 2000
    ..Better predictors of endogenous nitrate production are needed to improve our ability to model nitrate body burden and estimate associated health risks...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison between personal exposure to 60 Hz magnetic fields and stationary home measurements for people living near and away from a 735 kV power line
    P Levallois
    Direction de la santé publique de Québec, Beauport, Quebec, Canada
    Bioelectromagnetics 20:331-7. 1999
    ..Although limited due to its small sample size, the present study seems to demonstrate the usefulness of considering different indexes of exposure when assessing residential exposure to 60 Hz magnetic fields...
  13. ncbi request reprint Groundwater contamination by nitrates associated with intensive potato culture in Québec
    P Levallois
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Sci Total Environ 217:91-101. 1998
    ..Finally, it illustrates the usefulness of GIS to focus public health interventions...
  14. doi request reprint Association between potential zoonotic enteric infections in children and environmental risk factors in Quebec, 1999-2006
    H Kabore
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 57:e195-205. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that, in rural Quebec, bacterial and parasitic enteric infections in young children may be zoonoses related to environmental risk factors and especially cattle production...
  15. ncbi request reprint Exposure of the Inuit population of Nunavik (Arctic Quebec) to lead and mercury
    E Dewailly
    , , Beauport, Canada
    Arch Environ Health 56:350-7. 2001
    ..30, p < .001). A significant proportion of reproductive-age women had lead and mercury concentrations that exceeded those that have been reportedly associated with subtle neurodevelopmental deficits in other populations...
  16. ncbi request reprint Association between indicators of livestock farming intensity and hospitalization rate for acute gastroenteritis
    Y Febriani
    Unité de recherche en santé publique du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Epidemiol Infect 137:1073-85. 2009
    ..We conclude that livestock farming intensity may be linked to bacterial acute gastroenteritis in children...
  17. doi request reprint Risk of infectious gastroenteritis in young children living in Québec rural areas with intensive animal farming: results of a case-control study (2004-2007)
    P Levallois
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Quebec, QC, Canada Axe santé publique et pratiques optimales en santé, Centre de Recherche du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Quebec, QC, Canada
    Zoonoses Public Health 61:28-38. 2014
    ..Contact with domestic, zoo or farm animals were the only environmental factor associated with the disease...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of individual and ecological characteristics on small for gestational age births: an observational study in Quebec
    N Savard
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Quebec, Canada Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Quebec, Quebec, Canada
    Chronic Dis Inj Can 34:46-54. 2014
    ..We evaluated associations between ecological variables and the risk of very small for gestational age (VSGA) birth in Quebec in 2000-2008...
  19. ncbi request reprint Cancer risk associated with household exposure to chloroform
    Benoît Lévesque
    Unite de Recherche en Sante publique, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Beauport, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 65:489-502. 2002
    ..Data indicate that for this range of exposure the safety margin appears therefore considerable with respect to the potential carcinogenic effect of household exposure to CHCl3...
  20. ncbi request reprint Perception of drinking water in the Quebec City region (Canada): the influence of water quality and consumer location in the distribution system
    Steve Turgeon
    Département d Aménagement, Universite Laval, 1624 Pavillon Savard, Universite Laval, Quebec, Que, Canada G1K 7P4
    J Environ Manage 70:363-73. 2004
    ..This impact appears to be strongly associated with residual chlorine levels. The study also confirms the importance of socio-economic characteristics of consumers on their perception of drinking water quality...
  21. ncbi request reprint Experimental validation of a statistical model for evaluating the past or future magnetic field exposures of a population living near power lines
    Alain Turgeon
    Institut de Recherche d Hydro Québec IREQ, Varennes, Quebec, Canada
    Bioelectromagnetics 25:374-9. 2004
    ..38 microT for the measured geometric mean. The present study shows good agreement between the measured MF exposure of an individual inside a house near a 735 kV line and the MF exposure calculated using a statistical model...
  22. ncbi request reprint Behavior of trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids in a drinking water distribution system
    Manuel J Rodriguez
    École supérieure d aménagement du territoire, et développement régional ESAD, Universite Laval, 1624 Pavillon Savard, Que, Canada G1K 7P4
    Water Res 38:4367-82. 2004
    ..The results used in the portrait of CDBP behavior are also relevant in terms of exposure assessment for future epidemiological studies on human reproductive outcomes in the region...
  23. pmc Workgroup report: Drinking-water nitrate and health--recent findings and research needs
    Mary H Ward
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1607-14. 2005
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  24. pmc Well-water maintenance
    Patrick Levallois
    CMAJ 173:1067. 2005
  25. ncbi request reprint Exposure of a Cree population living near mine tailings in northern Quebec (Canada) to metals and metalloids
    Dominique Bussières
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Canada
    Arch Environ Health 59:732-41. 2004
    ..43). Blood cadmium increased with age and smoking (R2 = 0.61). No influence of mine residues was observed among residents of Oujé-Bougoumou, but lifestyle exposure associations were noted for both communities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Thyroid function of newborns and exposure to chlorine dioxide by-products
    Najwa Ouhoummane
    Institut National de Sante Publique du Quebec, Sainte Foy Quebec Canada
    Arch Environ Health 59:582-7. 2004
    ..However, for newborns with low birth weight, mean TSH level was significantly higher among those exposed to ClO2 than for those in the reference group...
  27. ncbi request reprint Chlorination disinfection by-products in drinking water and the risk of adult leukemia in Canada
    Khaled Kasim
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 163:116-26. 2006
    ..More studies with long-term exposure measures and large enough to evaluate leukemia subtypes are needed to further understanding of the issue...
  28. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle factors and the risk of adult leukemia in Canada
    Khaled Kasim
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Québec Québec, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 16:489-500. 2005
    ..To evaluate the impact of active smoking, obesity, and dietary intakes on the risk of adult leukemia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Use of a health information telephone line, Info-santé CLSC, for the surveillance of waterborne gastroenteritis
    Marie Line Gilbert
    Unité de recherche en santé publique du Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec et Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Canada
    J Water Health 4:225-32. 2006
    ..Some recommendations to improve the system were formulated even though the system already seems to be useful for the surveillance of waterborne enteric diseases...
  30. ncbi request reprint Environmental tobacco smoke and risk of adult leukemia
    Khaled Kasim
    Departement de Medecine sociale et preventive, Faculte de Medecine, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:672-80. 2005
    ..The role of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in the causation of lung and breast cancer has been repeatedly evaluated over recent years. In contrast, its impact on the risk of adult leukemia has received little attention...