Fine particulate matter and risk of preterm birth and pre-labor rupture of membranes in Perth, Western Australia 1997–2007: A longitudinal study

Objective: A recent longitudinal study reported an association between fine particulate (PM2.5) exposure and preterm birth (PTB) in a US cohort. We applied the same design to an Australian cohort to investigate associations with PTB and pre-labor rupture of membranes (PROM). Methods: From 287,680 bi...

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Main Authors: Gavin Pereira, Michelle L. Bell, Kathleen Belanger, Nicholas de Klerk
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2014-12-01
Series:Environment International
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