2021
DOI: 10.1590/0102-311x00099420
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Household pesticide exposure: an online survey and shelf research in the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Abstract: This study aimed to estimate household pesticide exposure in adult individuals in the Metropolitan Region of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and to verify the accessibility of these products in local and online businesses. The data were collected by an online questionnaire (1,015 responses) and a shelf survey in physical and online stores. Among the responses analyzed, 87.5% used pesticides in the previous year, most of which against mosquitoes (64.7%). The most common application method was aerosol spray (38.1%), and… Show more

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“…People may be occupationally exposed to pesticides when farming, applying pesticides or manufacturing them (Figueiredo et al, 2022). In addition, co-habitants of farmers, residents living nearby farmland, and those who apply pesticides in the household can also be exposed (Bloem & Boonstra, 2023; Galdiano et al, 2021; Stanganelli et al, 2020).…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…People may be occupationally exposed to pesticides when farming, applying pesticides or manufacturing them (Figueiredo et al, 2022). In addition, co-habitants of farmers, residents living nearby farmland, and those who apply pesticides in the household can also be exposed (Bloem & Boonstra, 2023; Galdiano et al, 2021; Stanganelli et al, 2020).…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%