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Arsenic Exposure from Drinking Water and Birth Weight

Citation

Hopenhayn, Claudia; Ferreccio, Catterina; Browning, Stephen R.; Huang, Bin; Peralta, Cecilia; Gibb, Herman; & Hertz-Picciotto, Irva (2003). Arsenic Exposure from Drinking Water and Birth Weight. Epidemiology, 14(5), 593-602.

Abstract

Background: Arsenic exposures from drinking water increase the risk of various cancers and noncancer health endpoints. Limited evidence suggests that arsenic may have adverse human reproductive effects. We investigated the association between drinking water arsenic exposure and fetal growth, as manifest in birth weight.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ede.0000072104.65240.69

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Epidemiology

Author(s)

Hopenhayn, Claudia
Ferreccio, Catterina
Browning, Stephen R.
Huang, Bin
Peralta, Cecilia
Gibb, Herman
Hertz-Picciotto, Irva

Year Published

2003

Volume Number

14

Issue Number

5

Pages

593-602

Reference ID

2190