The association of ambient air pollution and traffic exposures with selected congenital anomalies in the San Joaquin Valley of California.

@article{Padula2013TheAO,
  title={The association of ambient air pollution and traffic exposures with selected congenital anomalies in the San Joaquin Valley of California.},
  author={Amy M Padula and Ira B. Tager and Suzan L Carmichael and Sally Katharine Hammond and Frederick W. Lurmann and Gary M Shaw},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={177 10},
  pages={1074-85}
}
Congenital anomalies are a leading cause of infant mortality and are important contributors to subsequent morbidity. Studies suggest associations between environmental contaminants and some anomalies, although evidence is limited. We aimed to investigate whether ambient air pollutant and traffic exposures in early gestation contribute to the risk of selected congenital anomalies in the San Joaquin Valley of California, 1997-2006. Seven exposures and 5 outcomes were included for a total of 35… CONTINUE READING
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