Effect of rotating shift work on childbearing and birth weight: a study of women working in a semiconductor manufacturing factory.

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BACKGROUND Stable circadian rhythm is important for both maternal and fetal health. This retrospective analysis of women in a semiconductor factory evaluated the effect of shift work exposure on childbearing and birth weight. METHODS Records of 440 female employees (initial mean age: 28.4 years) including 111 mothers who had 158 live births during the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12519-011-0265-9

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