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  1. Navajo birth outcomes in the the shiprock uranium mining area.

    Article - En anglais

    The role of environmental radiation in the etiology of birth defects, stillbirths, and other adverse outcomes of pregnancy was evaluated for 13,329 Navajos born at the Public Health Service/Indian Health Service Hospital in the Shiprock, NM, uranium mining area (1964-1981).

    More than 320 kinds of defective congenital conditions were abstracted from hospital records.

    Using a nested case-control design, families of 266 pairs of index and control births were interviewed.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Exploitation minière, Environnement, Malformation, Foetus pathologie, Uranium, Radiocontamination, Mort né, Tératogenèse, Foetus, Risque, Gestation pathologie, Epidémiologie, Origine paternelle, Origine maternelle, Navajo, Shiprock, Résidu traitement, Amérindien, Biophysique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Mining, Environment, Malformation, Fetal diseases, Uranium, Radioactive contamination, Stillborn, Teratogénesis, Fetus, Risk, Pregnancy disorders, Epidemiology, Paternal origin, Maternal origin, Tailings, Amerindian, Biophysics

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0178028

    Code Inist : 002A08F05. Création : 199406.