Risk of spontaneous abortion among women exposed to polybrominated biphenyls.

@article{Small2007RiskOS,
  title={Risk of spontaneous abortion among women exposed to polybrominated biphenyls.},
  author={Chanley M. Small and Keely Cheslack-Postava and Metrecia L. Terrell and Heidi Michels Blanck and Paige E. Tolbert and Carol H. Rubin and Alden K. Henderson and Michele Marcus},
  journal={Environmental research},
  year={2007},
  volume={105 2},
  pages={247-55}
}
Accidental contamination of livestock in Michigan in 1973 with polybrominated biphenyls (PBBs) led to the establishment of a registry of exposed individuals in 1976. At the time of enrollment, serum was collected and analyzed for PBBs and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). In 1997, women aged 18 years or older and active in the registry were invited to participate in a telephone interview about their health. Using generalized estimating equations to account for correlated outcomes within the… CONTINUE READING