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Residential proximity to industry and adverse birth outcomes

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Raj Bhopal CBE, Professor Suzanne Moffatt, Professor Peter Phillimore


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We studied birth statistics in women living at varying proximity to major steel and petrochemical industries in Teesside, UK. We found no evidence to support the hypothesis that living close to these major industries led to adverse birth outcomes.

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Author(s): Bhopal R, Tate J, Foy C, Moffatt S, Phillimore PR

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Lancet

Year: 1999

Volume: 354

Issue: 9182

Pages: 920-921

Print publication date: 11/09/1999

ISSN (print): 0140-6736

ISSN (electronic): 1474-547X


DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(99)01687-6

PubMed id: 10489958


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