Data linkage to explore the risk of low birthweight associated with maternal proximity to hazardous wastes sites from the national priorities list.
Data from the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey files were linked with data from the 1990 Environmental Protection Agency National Priorities List of hazardous waste sites to determine whether any relationship existed between living in proximity to hazardous waste sites and low birthweight.
The odds ratio for low birthweight versus normal birthweight was 1.03 (95% confidence interval [95% CI]=0.98-1.16), and remained at 0.99 (95% CI=0.86-1.16) when adjusted for maternal age, parity, infant sex, prenatal care, and behavioral and socioeconomic factors.
Very low birthweight, infant and fetal death, prematurity, and congenital malformation were not found to be associated with living in the vicinity of a hazardous waste site during pregnancy.
Mots-clés Pascal : Pollution, Environnement, Déchet dangereux, Décharge, Epidémiologie, Homme, Priorité, Poids naissance faible, Reproduction pathologie, Gestation pathologie, Géorgie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Etude statistique, Facteur risque
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Pollution, Environment, Hazardous waste, Discharge, Epidemiology, Human, Priority, Low birth weight, Reproduction diseases, Pregnancy disorders, Georgia, United States, North America, America, Statistical study, Risk factor
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0706341
Code Inist : 002B03M01. Création : 09/06/1995.