Systematic Review: The Effect Of Lead In The Body On The Occurrence Of Stunting

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Abdul Rohim Tualeka , Rahelia Demak , Mohd Yusmaidie, Syamsiar S Russeng , Pudji Rahmawati , Ahsan Ahsan , Indri H Susilowati , Rasmaliah , Suwardi , Laela Agrista Devilia


Aims: The purpose of writing this literature review is to determine the effect of lead on the possibility of stunting. Methods: The inclusion criteria used are 1) community population of human. 2) without intervention 3) without comparison 4) Outcome: stunting factor, lead effect on stunting, stunting becomes unsteady. 5) Clinical Trials. 6) articles published between 2017 and 2022 and 7) English. While the exclusion criteria used are 1) Abstract, 2) Free Access, and 3) Full Text. Data sources are from Google Scholar and PubMed. Literature review writing starts from May to July 2022. Results: Based on a literature review conducted on 4 articles, it was found that there was an effect of lead in the blood on the likelihood of stunting. Conclusions: There is a relationship between lead and stunting. However, lead is not the only cause of stunting. The incidence of stunting globally is more often influenced by the low level of community income. The results of this literature review are important to assist the government in controlling exposure to lead (Pb) chemicals in the work environment

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