Risk of adverse reproductive outcomes associated with proximity to municipal solid waste incinerators with high dioxin emission levels in Japan.

@article{Tango2004RiskOA,
  title={Risk of adverse reproductive outcomes associated with proximity to municipal solid waste incinerators with high dioxin emission levels in Japan.},
  author={Toshiro Tango and Toshiharu Fujita and Takeo Tanihata and Masumi Minowa and Yuriko Doi and Noriko Kato and Shoichi Kunikane and Iwao Uchiyama and Masaru Tanaka and Tetsunojo Uehata},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={83-93}
}
BACKGROUND Great public concern about health effects of dioxins emitted from municipal solid waste incinerators has increased in Japan. This paper investigates the association of adverse reproductive outcomes with maternal residential proximity to municipal solid waste incinerators. METHODS The association of adverse reproductive outcomes with mothers living within 10 km from 63 municipal solid waste incinerators with high dioxin emission levels (above 80 ng international toxic equivalents… CONTINUE READING
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