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Environmental phthalate exposure and preterm birth in the PROTECT birth cohort.

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Summary of "Environmental phthalate exposure and preterm birth in the PROTECT birth cohort."

Preterm birth is a global public health issue and rates in Puerto Rico are consistently among the highest in the USA. Exposures to environmental contaminants might be a contributing factor.

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Name: Environment international
ISSN: 1873-6750
Pages: 105099

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Variation in health status arising from different causal factors to which each birth cohort in a population is exposed as environment and society change.

Postnatal deaths from BIRTH to 365 days after birth in a given population. Postneonatal mortality represents deaths between 28 days and 365 days after birth (as defined by National Center for Health Statistics). Neonatal mortality represents deaths from birth to 27 days after birth.

Official certifications by a physician recording the individual's birth date, place of birth, parentage and other required identifying data which are filed with the local registrar of vital statistics.

An infant having a birth weight of 2500 gm. (5.5 lb.) or less but INFANT, VERY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT is available for infants having a birth weight of 1500 grams (3.3 lb.) or less.

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