Effects of air pollution on birth weight among children born between 1995 and 1997 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

@article{Yang2003EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of air pollution on birth weight among children born between 1995 and 1997 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.},
  author={Chun-Yuh Yang and Yaw-Tseng Tseng and Chih-Ching Chang},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2003},
  volume={66 9},
  pages={807-16}
}
Recent studies have suggested that exposure to air pollution might be associated with low birth weight. The effects of sulfur dioxide (SO(2)) and particulate matter less than 10 microm (PM(10)) were examined on birth weight in each trimester of pregnancy. The study group included all full-term singleton live births during 1995-1997 to women living within about 2 km of an air pollution monitoring site in Kaohsiung. Measurements of SO(2) and PM(10) collected at six air quality monitoring stations… CONTINUE READING