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A time-series analysis of any short-term effects of meteorological and air pollution factors on preterm births in London, UK.

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Although much is known about the incidence and burden of preterm birth, its biological mechanisms are not well understood. While several studies have suggested that high levels of air pollution or exposure to particular climatic factors may be associated with an increased risk of preterm birth, other studies do not support such an association. To determine whether exposure to various environmental factors place a large London-based population at higher risk for preterm birth, we analyzed 482,...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Environmental research
Volume:
106
Issue:
2
Pages:
185-194
Publication date:
2008-02-05
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EISSN:
1096-0953
ISSN:
0013-9351
URN:
uuid:763bfa06-5e96-4cce-a394-d1233f596150
Source identifiers:
459382
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pubs:459382

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