Association between air pollution and low birth weight: a community-based study.

  title={Association between air pollution and low birth weight: a community-based study.},
  author={X. Wang and H. Ding and L. Ryan and X. Xu},
  journal={Environmental Health Perspectives},
  pages={514 - 520}
  • X. Wang, H. Ding, +1 author X. Xu
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • Environmental Health Perspectives
  • The relationship between maternal exposure to air pollution during periods of pregnancy (entire and specific periods) and birth weight was investigated in a well-defined cohort. Between 1988 and 1991, all pregnant women living in four residential areas of Beijing were registered and followed from early pregnancy until delivery. Information on individual mothers and infants was collected. Daily air pollution data were obtained independently. The sample for analysis included 74,671 first-parity… CONTINUE READING
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