Adverse birth outcomes and maternal complications in licensed cosmetologists and manicurists in California

@article{Quach2014AdverseBO,
  title={Adverse birth outcomes and maternal complications in licensed cosmetologists and manicurists in California},
  author={Thu Quach and Julie Von Behren and Debbie E. Goldberg and Michael Layefsky and Peggy Reynolds},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  year={2014},
  volume={88},
  pages={823-833}
}
AbstractPurpose Due to concerns around occupational chemical exposures, this study sought to examine whether women working as cosmetologists (providing hair and nail care services) and manicurists (providing only nail care services) have an elevated risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes.MethodsIn this population-based retrospective study of cosmetologists and manicurists in California, we linked cosmetology licensee and birth registry files to identify births during 1996–2009. We compared… 
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