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Environmental mixtures and children's health: identifying appropriate statistical approaches.

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Biomonitoring studies have shown that children are constantly exposed to complex patterns of chemical and nonchemical exposures. Here, we briefly summarize the rationale for studying multiple exposures, also called mixture, in relation to child health and key statistical approaches that can be used. We discuss advantages over traditional methods, limitations and appropriateness of the context.

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Name: Current opinion in pediatrics
ISSN: 1531-698X
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