The relation of polychlorinated biphenyls to birth weight and gestational age in the offspring of occupationally exposed mothers.

@article{Taylor1989TheRO,
  title={The relation of polychlorinated biphenyls to birth weight and gestational age in the offspring of occupationally exposed mothers.},
  author={Philip R. Taylor and J M Stelma and Charles E. Lawrence},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1989},
  volume={129 2},
  pages={395-406}
}
The authors studied the relation of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) to birth weight and gestational age among the live offspring of women occupationally exposed to PCBs during the manufacture of capacitors in Upstate New York. Interviews were conducted in 1982 with 200 women who had held jobs with direct exposure and 205 women who had never held a direct-exposure job in order to ascertain information on reproductive history and other factors influencing reproductive outcome. Exposure was… CONTINUE READING

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