Won Jin Lee

Summary

Affiliation: Korea University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. doi Depressive symptoms and severity of acute occupational pesticide poisoning among male farmers
    Jaeyoung Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Occup Environ Med 70:303-9. 2013
  2. doi Incidence of acute occupational pesticide poisoning among male farmers in South Korea
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Ind Med 55:799-807. 2012
  3. doi Cancer mortality and farming in South Korea: an ecologic study
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, 136 705, Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 19:505-13. 2008
  4. ncbi Pesticide exposure and lung cancer mortality in Leningrad province in Russia
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Environ Int 32:412-6. 2006
  5. doi Deaths from pesticide poisoning in South Korea: trends over 10 years
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:365-71. 2009
  6. pmc Mortality among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 115:528-34. 2007
  7. pmc Childhood cancer mortality and birth characteristics in Korea: a national population-based birth cohort study
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:339-45. 2011
  8. ncbi Variations of lung cancer risk from asbestos exposure: impact on estimation of population attributable fraction
    Eun Kyeong Moon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Republic of Korea
    Ind Health 51:128-33. 2013
  9. doi Paraquat application and respiratory health effects among South Korean farmers
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 136 705, South Korea
    Occup Environ Med 69:398-403. 2012
  10. doi [Reliability of self-reported information by farmers on pesticide use]
    Yo Han Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:535-42. 2010

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. doi Depressive symptoms and severity of acute occupational pesticide poisoning among male farmers
    Jaeyoung Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Occup Environ Med 70:303-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between occupational pesticide exposure and depressive symptoms among male farmers in South Korea...
  2. doi Incidence of acute occupational pesticide poisoning among male farmers in South Korea
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Ind Med 55:799-807. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the incidence of acute occupational pesticide poisoning among male farmers in South Korea...
  3. doi Cancer mortality and farming in South Korea: an ecologic study
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, 136 705, Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 19:505-13. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the geographical difference of cancer mortality to determine any potential associations between cancer mortality and farming in South Korea...
  4. ncbi Pesticide exposure and lung cancer mortality in Leningrad province in Russia
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Environ Int 32:412-6. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest no associations between pesticide exposures and mortality of lung cancer in the population of the Leningrad province in Russia that deserves further evaluation...
  5. doi Deaths from pesticide poisoning in South Korea: trends over 10 years
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:365-71. 2009
    ..Pesticide poisoning is a major cause of death in the world. The objective of this study was to examine the trends of pesticide poisoning deaths and their epidemiologic characteristics in South Korea...
  6. pmc Mortality among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Environ Health Perspect 115:528-34. 2007
    ..Chlorpyrifos is one of the most widely used organophosphate insecticides in the United States. Although the toxicity of chlorpyrifos has been extensively studied in animals, the epidemiologic data are limited...
  7. pmc Childhood cancer mortality and birth characteristics in Korea: a national population-based birth cohort study
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:339-45. 2011
    ..28, 95% confidence interval 1.04-1.58). Our results offer no overall associations between childhood cancer mortality and birth characteristics, but suggest that the association may be specific to age group...
  8. ncbi Variations of lung cancer risk from asbestos exposure: impact on estimation of population attributable fraction
    Eun Kyeong Moon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Republic of Korea
    Ind Health 51:128-33. 2013
    ..3%, and 36.2% when the exposure prevalence was 10%, 30%, and 50%, respectively. This study suggested that it is important to apply appropriate lung cancer estimates to each study population when calculating PAF from asbestos exposure...
  9. doi Paraquat application and respiratory health effects among South Korean farmers
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 136 705, South Korea
    Occup Environ Med 69:398-403. 2012
    ..Paraquat is commonly used worldwide as major herbicide. The objective of this study was to investigate the association among farmers between occupational paraquat exposure and respiratory health effects...
  10. doi [Reliability of self-reported information by farmers on pesticide use]
    Yo Han Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 43:535-42. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the reliability of information that farmers self-report regarding their pesticide use...
  11. pmc Work-related risk factors by severity for acute pesticide poisoning among male farmers in South Korea
    Ji Hyun Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, 126 1, 5 ga, Anam Dong, Seongbuk gu, Seoul 136 705, Korea
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:1100-12. 2013
    ..Therefore, prevention strategies for reducing occupational pesticide poisoning, regardless of severity, should be recommended to all types of farming and the level of poisoning severity...
  12. pmc Pesticide use and colorectal cancer risk in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cancer 121:339-46. 2007
    ..Nonetheless the possibility of an association between exposure to certain pesticides and incidence of colorectal cancer among pesticide applicators deserves further evaluation...
  13. doi Emergency department visits due to pesticide poisoning in South Korea, 2006-2009
    Yousun Ko
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 50:114-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to estimate the numbers and rate of emergency department visits in South Korea that are the result of pesticide poisoning and to describe their epidemiologic characteristics...
  14. doi Childhood cancer mortality and socioeconomic position in South Korea: a national population-based birth cohort study
    Kyoung Ae Kong
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 21:1559-67. 2010
    ..We examined the relationship of socioeconomic position with childhood cancer mortality in South Korea...
  15. doi Interleukin-18 gene polymorphisms and rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis
    Jong Dae Ji
    Rheumatology, College of Medicine, Korea University, 126 1, Anam Dong 5 Ga, Sungbuk Ku, Seoul 136 705, South Korea
    Gene 523:27-32. 2013
    ..However, due to only two studies included in our meta-analysis, large-scale well designed studies should be considered in future studies to confirm the exact role of IL-18 rs360722 SNP in RA susceptibility...
  16. doi Occupational exposure to pesticides and nerve conduction studies among Korean farmers
    Su Kyeong Park
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    Arch Environ Occup Health 67:78-83. 2012
    ..These findings may reflect a link between occupational pesticide exposure and peripheral neurophysiologic abnormality that deserves further evaluation...
  17. pmc North Korean refugee health in South Korea (NORNS) study: study design and methods
    Yo Han Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    BMC Public Health 12:172. 2012
    ....
  18. doi Association between the polymorphisms of glutathione S-transferase genes and rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis
    Jong Dae Ji
    Rheumatology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Gene 521:155-9. 2013
    ....
  19. pmc Asthma history, occupational exposure to pesticides and the risk of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul
    Int J Cancer 118:3174-6. 2006
    ..2-29.0) or daily medication for asthma (OR = infinite) than those among asthmatics who did not have such histories. Our results support the previous finding that the risk of NHL from pesticide exposure may be greater among asthmatics...
  20. doi Association between the self-perception period of lower urinary tract symptoms and the International Prostate Symptom Score
    Sung Ryul Shim
    Department of Environmental Health Science, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Urol Int 88:431-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the S-PP of LUTS and the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS). Subjects and..
  21. pmc Prevalence and changes in chronic diseases among South Korean farmers: 1998 to 2005
    Eun Shil Cha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
    BMC Public Health 9:268. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the prevalence and changes in chronic diseases among farmers with those of other occupational groups in South Korea...
  22. doi Occupational radiation doses among diagnostic radiation workers in South Korea, 1996-2006
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 136:50-5. 2009
    ..More intensive monitoring of occupational radiation exposure and investigation into its health effects on diagnostic radiation workers are required in South Korea...
  23. pmc Disease prevalence and mortality among agricultural workers in Korea
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Korea University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:S112-8. 2010
    ..Intensive programs such as surveillance systems, therefore, should be developed in order to identify and prevent work-related diseases among agricultural workers in Korea...
  24. doi Acute Pesticide Poisoning among Children in South Korea: Findings from National Health Insurance Claims Data, 2006-2009
    Won Jin Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    J Trop Pediatr 60:4-9. 2014
    ..4%) and summer occurrence (43.3%). Conclusions: Acute pesticide poisoning is prevalent among children in South Korea; therefore, intervention efforts are needed to reduce the cases of pesticide poisoning among children. ..
  25. doi Association of STAT4 polymorphism with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus: a meta-analysis
    Jong Dae Ji
    Division of Rheumatology, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, South Korea
    Mol Biol Rep 37:141-7. 2010
    ..In addition to specific alleles of HLA-DRB1, the minor T allele of STAT4 rs7574865 SNP is a common RA risk factor in populations of European origin and Asian...
  26. doi Suicidal ideation and occupational pesticide exposure among male farmers
    Jaeyoung Kim
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Keimyung University, Daegu, South Korea
    Environ Res 128:52-6. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to explore the association between occupational pesticide exposure or poisoning history and suicidal ideation among male farmers in South Korea...
  27. doi [A literature review on health effects of exposure to oil spill]
    Mina Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea
    J Prev Med Public Health 41:345-54. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to metolachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892, USA
    Int J Cancer 118:3118-23. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1781-9. 2004
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer among pesticide applicators exposed to chlorpyrifos in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  30. ncbi Meta- and pooled analyses of the effects of glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphisms and smoking on lung cancer risk
    Simone Benhamou
    INSERM U521, EMI 00 06, Evry, France
    Carcinogenesis 23:1343-50. 2002
    ..08, 95% CI 0.98-1.18) and no evidence of interaction between GSTM1 genotype and either smoking status or cumulative tobacco consumption...
  31. pmc Mortality from lung cancer in workers exposed to sulfur dioxide in the pulp and paper industry
    Won Jin Lee
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Environ Health Perspect 110:991-5. 2002
    ..Although residual confounding may have occurred, our results suggest that occupational exposure to SO(2) in the pulp and paper industry may be associated with an increased risk of lung cancer...
  32. ncbi Multiple myeloma and diesel and other occupational exposures in swedish construction workers
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Int J Cancer 107:134-8. 2003
    ..Occupational exposure to diesel exhaust in the Swedish construction industry may present a small risk of multiple myeloma, but lack of an exposure-response trend tempers our ability to draw clear conclusions...
  33. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to alachlor in the Agricultural Health Study
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:373-80. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest a possible association between alachlor application and incidence of lymphohematopoietic cancers among applicators in the Agricultural Health Study...
  34. ncbi Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among asthmatics exposed to pesticides
    Won Jin Lee
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Int J Cancer 111:298-302. 2004
    ..6 (1.0-2.4), respectively. Although there is limited power for assessing interaction, our results suggest that the risk of NHL among asthmatics with pesticide exposure may be higher than among nonasthmatics with pesticide exposure...
  35. ncbi Cancer incidence among pesticide applicators exposed to atrazine in the Agricultural Health Study
    Jennifer A Rusiecki
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20892 7240, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1375-82. 2004
    ..We evaluated cancer incidence in atrazine-exposed pesticide applicators among 53,943 participants in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort study of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  36. pmc Occupational exposure to carbofuran and the incidence of cancer in the Agricultural Health Study
    Matthew R Bonner
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:285-9. 2005
    ..Although carbamate pesticides are suspected human carcinogens, these results should be interpreted cautiously because there was no a priori hypothesis specifically linking carbofuran to lung cancer...
  37. pmc Leisure-time physical activity and lung cancer: a meta-analysis
    Adonina Tardon
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 16:389-97. 2005
    ..Several studies have evaluated the relationship between physical activity and lung cancer. To summarize and review these studies, we conducted a meta-analysis of all relevant reports published from 1966 through October 2003...
  38. pmc Pendimethalin exposure and cancer incidence among pesticide applicators
    Lifang Hou
    Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Epidemiology 17:302-7. 2006
    ..We evaluated the incidence of cancer in relation to reported pendimethelin use among pesticide applicators in the Agricultural Health Study, a prospective cohort of licensed pesticide applicators in Iowa and North Carolina...
  39. ncbi Microsomal epoxide hydrolase polymorphisms and lung cancer risk: a quantitative review
    Won Jin Lee
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    Biomarkers 7:230-41. 2002
    ..If present, this effect may vary among different populations, possibly because of interaction with genetic or environmental factors...