Ambient air pollution and term birth weight in Texas from 1998 to 2004.

@article{Geer2012AmbientAP,
  title={Ambient air pollution and term birth weight in Texas from 1998 to 2004.},
  author={Laura A. Geer and J. Scott Weedon and Michelle L. Bell},
  journal={Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={62 11},
  pages={1285-95}
}
Previous studies have explored the association between air pollution levels and adverse birth outcomes such as lower birth weight. Existing literature suggests an association, although results across studies are not consistent. Additional research is needed to confirm the effect, investigate the exposure window of importance, and distinguish which pollutants cause harm. We assessed the association between ambient pollutant concentrations and term birth weight for 1,548,904 births in TX from… CONTINUE READING