Association Between High Ambient Temperature and Risk of Stillbirth in California.

@article{Basu2016AssociationBH,
  title={Association Between High Ambient Temperature and Risk of Stillbirth in California.},
  author={R. Jothi Basu and Varada Sarovar and Brian J. Malig},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={183 10},
  pages={
          894-901
        }
}
Recent studies have linked elevated apparent temperatures with adverse birth outcomes, such as preterm delivery, but other birth outcomes have not been well studied. We examined 8,510 fetal deaths (≥20 weeks' gestation) to estimate their association with mean apparent temperature, a combination of temperature and humidity, during the warm season in California (May-October) from 1999 to 2009. Mothers whose residential zip codes were within 10 km of a meteorological monitor were included… CONTINUE READING
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