Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth: Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort)

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Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth : Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort). / Schembari, Anna; de Hoogh, Kees; Pedersen, Marie; Dadvand, Payam; Martinez, David; Hoek, Gerard; Petherick, Emily S; Wright, John; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.

In: Environmental Health Perspectives, Vol. 123, No. 11, 11.2015, p. 1208-1215.

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Schembari, A, de Hoogh, K, Pedersen, M, Dadvand, P, Martinez, D, Hoek, G, Petherick, ES, Wright, J & Nieuwenhuijsen, MJ 2015, 'Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth: Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort)', Environmental Health Perspectives, vol. 123, no. 11, pp. 1208-1215. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1408675

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Schembari, A., de Hoogh, K., Pedersen, M., Dadvand, P., Martinez, D., Hoek, G., ... Nieuwenhuijsen, M. J. (2015). Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth: Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort). Environmental Health Perspectives, 123(11), 1208-1215. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1408675

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Schembari A, de Hoogh K, Pedersen M, Dadvand P, Martinez D, Hoek G et al. Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth: Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort). Environmental Health Perspectives. 2015 Nov;123(11):1208-1215. https://doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1408675

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Schembari, Anna ; de Hoogh, Kees ; Pedersen, Marie ; Dadvand, Payam ; Martinez, David ; Hoek, Gerard ; Petherick, Emily S ; Wright, John ; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. / Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth : Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort). In: Environmental Health Perspectives. 2015 ; Vol. 123, No. 11. pp. 1208-1215.

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title = "Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth: Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort)",
abstract = "BACKGROUND: Exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with reduced newborn's size, however the modifying effect of maternal ethnicity remains little explored among South Asians.OBJECTIVES: To investigate ethnic differences in the association between ambient air pollution and newborn's size.METHOD: Pregnant women were recruited between 2007 and 2010 for the Born in Bradford cohort study, in England. Exposures to particulate matter (PM10, PM2.5), PM2.5 absorbance and nitrogen oxides (NOx, NO2) were estimated using land-use regressions models. Effect modification by maternal ethnicity ({"}White British{"} or {"}Pakistani origin{"}, self-reported) on the associations of air pollution and birth weight, head circumference, and triceps and subscapular skinfold thickness was evaluated using multivariate linear regression models.RESULTS: A 5-μg/m(3) increase in mean third trimester PM2.5 was associated with significantly lower birth weight and smaller head circumference in children of White British mothers (-43g; 95{\%} CI: -76, -10 and -0.28cm; 95{\%} CI: -0.39, -0.17, respectively), but not in children of Pakistani origin (9g; 95{\%} CI: -17, 35 and -0.08cm; 95{\%} CI: -0.17, 0.01, respectively) (Pint= 0.03 and <0.001). In contrast, PM2.5 was associated with significantly larger triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses in children of Pakistani origin (0.17mm; 95{\%} CI: 0.08, 0.25 and 0.21mm; 95{\%} CI: 0.12, 0.29, respectively), but not in White British children (-0.02mm; 95{\%} CI: -0.14, 0.01 and 0.06mm 95{\%} CI: -0.06, 0.18, respectively) (Pint= 0.06 and 0.11). Patterns of associations for PM10 and PM2.5 absorbance according to ethnicity were similar to PM2.5, while associations of the outcomes with NO2 and NOx were mostly non-significant in both ethnic groups.CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that associations of ambient PM exposures with newborn size and adiposity differ between White British and Pakistani origin infants.",
author = "Anna Schembari and {de Hoogh}, Kees and Marie Pedersen and Payam Dadvand and David Martinez and Gerard Hoek and Petherick, {Emily S} and John Wright and Nieuwenhuijsen, {Mark J}",
year = "2015",
month = "11",
doi = "10.1289/ehp.1408675",
language = "English",
volume = "123",
pages = "1208--1215",
journal = "Environmental Health Perspectives",
issn = "0091-6765",
publisher = "National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Ambient Air Pollution and Newborn Size and Adiposity at Birth

T2 - Differences by Maternal Ethnicity (the Born in Bradford Study Cohort)

AU - Schembari, Anna

AU - de Hoogh, Kees

AU - Pedersen, Marie

AU - Dadvand, Payam

AU - Martinez, David

AU - Hoek, Gerard

AU - Petherick, Emily S

AU - Wright, John

AU - Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J

PY - 2015/11

Y1 - 2015/11

N2 - BACKGROUND: Exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with reduced newborn's size, however the modifying effect of maternal ethnicity remains little explored among South Asians.OBJECTIVES: To investigate ethnic differences in the association between ambient air pollution and newborn's size.METHOD: Pregnant women were recruited between 2007 and 2010 for the Born in Bradford cohort study, in England. Exposures to particulate matter (PM10, PM2.5), PM2.5 absorbance and nitrogen oxides (NOx, NO2) were estimated using land-use regressions models. Effect modification by maternal ethnicity ("White British" or "Pakistani origin", self-reported) on the associations of air pollution and birth weight, head circumference, and triceps and subscapular skinfold thickness was evaluated using multivariate linear regression models.RESULTS: A 5-μg/m(3) increase in mean third trimester PM2.5 was associated with significantly lower birth weight and smaller head circumference in children of White British mothers (-43g; 95% CI: -76, -10 and -0.28cm; 95% CI: -0.39, -0.17, respectively), but not in children of Pakistani origin (9g; 95% CI: -17, 35 and -0.08cm; 95% CI: -0.17, 0.01, respectively) (Pint= 0.03 and <0.001). In contrast, PM2.5 was associated with significantly larger triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses in children of Pakistani origin (0.17mm; 95% CI: 0.08, 0.25 and 0.21mm; 95% CI: 0.12, 0.29, respectively), but not in White British children (-0.02mm; 95% CI: -0.14, 0.01 and 0.06mm 95% CI: -0.06, 0.18, respectively) (Pint= 0.06 and 0.11). Patterns of associations for PM10 and PM2.5 absorbance according to ethnicity were similar to PM2.5, while associations of the outcomes with NO2 and NOx were mostly non-significant in both ethnic groups.CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that associations of ambient PM exposures with newborn size and adiposity differ between White British and Pakistani origin infants.

AB - BACKGROUND: Exposure to ambient air pollution has been associated with reduced newborn's size, however the modifying effect of maternal ethnicity remains little explored among South Asians.OBJECTIVES: To investigate ethnic differences in the association between ambient air pollution and newborn's size.METHOD: Pregnant women were recruited between 2007 and 2010 for the Born in Bradford cohort study, in England. Exposures to particulate matter (PM10, PM2.5), PM2.5 absorbance and nitrogen oxides (NOx, NO2) were estimated using land-use regressions models. Effect modification by maternal ethnicity ("White British" or "Pakistani origin", self-reported) on the associations of air pollution and birth weight, head circumference, and triceps and subscapular skinfold thickness was evaluated using multivariate linear regression models.RESULTS: A 5-μg/m(3) increase in mean third trimester PM2.5 was associated with significantly lower birth weight and smaller head circumference in children of White British mothers (-43g; 95% CI: -76, -10 and -0.28cm; 95% CI: -0.39, -0.17, respectively), but not in children of Pakistani origin (9g; 95% CI: -17, 35 and -0.08cm; 95% CI: -0.17, 0.01, respectively) (Pint= 0.03 and <0.001). In contrast, PM2.5 was associated with significantly larger triceps and subscapular skinfold thicknesses in children of Pakistani origin (0.17mm; 95% CI: 0.08, 0.25 and 0.21mm; 95% CI: 0.12, 0.29, respectively), but not in White British children (-0.02mm; 95% CI: -0.14, 0.01 and 0.06mm 95% CI: -0.06, 0.18, respectively) (Pint= 0.06 and 0.11). Patterns of associations for PM10 and PM2.5 absorbance according to ethnicity were similar to PM2.5, while associations of the outcomes with NO2 and NOx were mostly non-significant in both ethnic groups.CONCLUSIONS: Our results suggest that associations of ambient PM exposures with newborn size and adiposity differ between White British and Pakistani origin infants.

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DO - 10.1289/ehp.1408675

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VL - 123

SP - 1208

EP - 1215

JO - Environmental Health Perspectives

JF - Environmental Health Perspectives

SN - 0091-6765

IS - 11

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