A questionnaire was applied including variables social, demographic, occupational, clinical,
toxicological and tomatoes consumption habits. The pilot study was carried out on 10% of
the total of the sample, although they did not make part of the research.
Following the criteria of inclusion, all laborers engaged in tomato planting entered into the
study, provided that they were permanent residents in the community, who had used OF, C
and OC pesticides at least during the six months previous to the study, and also who
volunteered to participate in the study....