Effects of perinatal polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethene on later development.

@article{Gladen1991EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of perinatal polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethene on later development.},
  author={Beth C. Gladen and Walter J. Rogan},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  year={1991},
  volume={119 1 Pt 1},
  pages={
          58-63
        }
}
OBJECTIVE Determining whether early developmental effects of perinatal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) or dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethene (DDE) persist. DESIGN Cohort followed from birth; ages now 5 1/2 to 10 1/2 years. SETTING General community. PARTICIPANTS Volunteer sample of 859 children, of whom 712 had been examined with the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities at 3, 4, or 5 years; 506 sent report cards. INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS AND RESULTS Neither… CONTINUE READING

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