Exposures to Air Pollutants during Pregnancy and Preterm Delivery

  title={Exposures to Air Pollutants during Pregnancy and Preterm Delivery},
  author={Jong Han Leem and Brian M. Kaplan and Youn K. Shim and Hana R. Pohl and Carol A. Gotway and Stevan M. Bullard and Janyce F Rogers and Melissa M. Smith and Carolyn A. Tylenda},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
The association between preterm delivery (PTD) and exposure to air pollutants has recently become a major concern. We investigated this relationship in Incheon, Republic of Korea, using spatial and temporal modeling to better infer individual exposures. The birth cohort consisted of 52,113 singleton births in 2001-2002, and data included residential address, gestational age, sex, birth date and order, and parental age and education. We used a geographic information system and kriging methods to… CONTINUE READING
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