Foetal growth and duration of gestation relative to water chlorination

Jouni Jaakkola, P Magnus, A Skrondal, B-F Hwang, G Becher, E Dybing

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    OBJECTIVE: To assess the effect of exposure to chlorination byproducts during pregnancy on foetal growth and duration of pregnancy. METHODS: A population based study was conducted of 137,145 Norwegian children born alive in 1993--5. Information was obtained from the Norwegian medical birth registry, waterwork registry, and social science data service. The outcomes of interest were birth weight, low birth weight (
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)437-442
    Number of pages6
    JournalOccupational and Environmental Medicine
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2001


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