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- Blaisdell, Julie; Turyk, Mary E.; Almberg, Kirsten S.; Jones, Rachael M.; Stayner, Leslie T.
- Environmental research 2019 v.176 pp. 108553
- neural tube defects, etc ; children; compliance; data collection; demographic statistics; drinking water; environmental protection; epidemiological studies; heart abnormalities; issues and policy; maternal exposure; maximum contaminant level; models; nitrates; risk factors; Missouri; Show all 16 Subjects
- ... Nitrate is a common water contaminant that has been associated with birth defects, although the evidence is limited. The purpose of this study was to examine whether maternal consumption of nitrate through drinking water is associated with an increased risk of congenital anomalies.The study included a total of 348,250 singletons births from the state of Missouri between January 1, 2004 and Decembe ...
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