Impact of Road Traffic Pollution on Pre-eclampsia and Pregnancy-induced Hypertensive Disorders

@inproceedings{Pedersen2017ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of Road Traffic Pollution on Pre-eclampsia and Pregnancy-induced Hypertensive Disorders},
  author={Marie Pedersen and Th{\'o}rhallur Ingi Halld{\'o}rsson and Sj{\'u}rour Fr{\'o}oi Olsen and Dorrit Hjortebjerg and Matthias Ketzel and Charlotta Grandstr{\"o}m and Ole Raaschou-Nielsen and Mette Sejr S\orensen},
  booktitle={Epidemiology},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Road traffic is a major source of air pollution and noise. Both exposures have been associated with hypertension in adults, but pregnant women have been less studied. METHODS We examined single and joint effects of ambient air pollution and road traffic noise on pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertensive disorders among 72,745 singleton pregnancies (1997-2002) from the Danish National Birth Cohort with complete covariate data and residential address history from conception… CONTINUE READING