The Influence of Meteorological Factors and Atmospheric Pollutants on the Risk of Preterm Birth

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The Influence of Meteorological Factors and Atmospheric Pollutants on the Risk of Preterm Birth. / Giorgis-allemand, Lise; Pedersen, Marie; Bernard, Claire; Aguilera, Inmaculada; Beelen, Rob M. J.; Chatzi, Leda; Cirach, Marta; Danileviciute, Asta; Dedele, Audrius; Van Eijsden, Manon; Estarlich, Marisa; Fernández-somoano, Ana; Fernández, Mariana F.; Forastiere, Francesco; Gehring, Ulrike; Grazuleviciene, Regina; Gruzieva, Olena; Heude, Barbara; Hoek, Gerard; De Hoogh, Kees; Van Den Hooven, Edith H.; Håberg, Siri E.; Iñiguez, Carmen; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Korek, Michal; Lertxundi, Aitana; Lepeule, Johanna; Nafstad, Per; Nystad, Wenche; Patelarou, Evridiki; Porta, Daniela; Postma, Dirkje; Raaschou-nielsen, Ole; Rudnai, Peter; Siroux, Valérie; Sunyer, Jordi; Stephanou, Euripides; Sørensen, Mette; Eriksen, Kirsten Thorup; Tuffnell, Derek; Varró, Mihály J.; Vrijkotte, Tanja G. M.; Wijga, Alet; Wright, John; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.; Pershagen, Göran; Brunekreef, Bert; Kogevinas, Manolis; Slama, Rémy.

In: American Journal of Epidemiology, Vol. 185, No. 4, 15.02.2017, p. 247–258.

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Giorgis-allemand, L, Pedersen, M, Bernard, C, Aguilera, I, Beelen, RMJ, Chatzi, L, Cirach, M, Danileviciute, A, Dedele, A, Van Eijsden, M, Estarlich, M, Fernández-somoano, A, Fernández, MF, Forastiere, F, Gehring, U, Grazuleviciene, R, Gruzieva, O, Heude, B, Hoek, G, De Hoogh, K, Van Den Hooven, EH, Håberg, SE, Iñiguez, C, Jaddoe, VWV, Korek, M, Lertxundi, A, Lepeule, J, Nafstad, P, Nystad, W, Patelarou, E, Porta, D, Postma, D, Raaschou-nielsen, O, Rudnai, P, Siroux, V, Sunyer, J, Stephanou, E, Sørensen, M, Eriksen, KT, Tuffnell, D, Varró, MJ, Vrijkotte, TGM, Wijga, A, Wright, J, Nieuwenhuijsen, MJ, Pershagen, G, Brunekreef, B, Kogevinas, M & Slama, R 2017, 'The Influence of Meteorological Factors and Atmospheric Pollutants on the Risk of Preterm Birth', American Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 185, no. 4, pp. 247–258. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww141

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Giorgis-allemand, L., Pedersen, M., Bernard, C., Aguilera, I., Beelen, R. M. J., Chatzi, L., ... Slama, R. (2017). The Influence of Meteorological Factors and Atmospheric Pollutants on the Risk of Preterm Birth. American Journal of Epidemiology, 185(4), 247–258. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww141

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Giorgis-allemand L, Pedersen M, Bernard C, Aguilera I, Beelen RMJ, Chatzi L et al. The Influence of Meteorological Factors and Atmospheric Pollutants on the Risk of Preterm Birth. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 Feb 15;185(4):247–258. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kww141

Author

Giorgis-allemand, Lise ; Pedersen, Marie ; Bernard, Claire ; Aguilera, Inmaculada ; Beelen, Rob M. J. ; Chatzi, Leda ; Cirach, Marta ; Danileviciute, Asta ; Dedele, Audrius ; Van Eijsden, Manon ; Estarlich, Marisa ; Fernández-somoano, Ana ; Fernández, Mariana F. ; Forastiere, Francesco ; Gehring, Ulrike ; Grazuleviciene, Regina ; Gruzieva, Olena ; Heude, Barbara ; Hoek, Gerard ; De Hoogh, Kees ; Van Den Hooven, Edith H. ; Håberg, Siri E. ; Iñiguez, Carmen ; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V. ; Korek, Michal ; Lertxundi, Aitana ; Lepeule, Johanna ; Nafstad, Per ; Nystad, Wenche ; Patelarou, Evridiki ; Porta, Daniela ; Postma, Dirkje ; Raaschou-nielsen, Ole ; Rudnai, Peter ; Siroux, Valérie ; Sunyer, Jordi ; Stephanou, Euripides ; Sørensen, Mette ; Eriksen, Kirsten Thorup ; Tuffnell, Derek ; Varró, Mihály J. ; Vrijkotte, Tanja G. M. ; Wijga, Alet ; Wright, John ; Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J. ; Pershagen, Göran ; Brunekreef, Bert ; Kogevinas, Manolis ; Slama, Rémy. / The Influence of Meteorological Factors and Atmospheric Pollutants on the Risk of Preterm Birth. In: American Journal of Epidemiology. 2017 ; Vol. 185, No. 4. pp. 247–258.

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abstract = "Atmospheric pollutants and meteorological conditions are suspected to be causes of preterm birth. We aimed to characterize their possible association with the risk of preterm birth (defined as birth occurring before 37 completed gestational weeks). We pooled individual data from 13 birth cohorts in 11 European countries (71,493 births from the period 1994–2011, European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)). City-specific meteorological data from routine monitors were averaged over time windows spanning from 1 week to the whole pregnancy. Atmospheric pollution measurements (nitrogen oxides and particulate matter) were combined with data from permanent monitors and land-use data into seasonally adjusted land-use regression models. Preterm birth risks associated with air pollution and meteorological factors were estimated using adjusted discrete-time Cox models. The frequency of preterm birth was 5.0{\%}. Preterm birth risk tended to increase with first-trimester average atmospheric pressure (odds ratio per 5-mbar increase = 1.06, 95{\%} confidence interval: 1.01, 1.11), which could not be distinguished from altitude. There was also some evidence of an increase in preterm birth risk with first-trimester average temperature in the −5°C to 15°C range, with a plateau afterwards (spline coding, P = 0.08). No evidence of adverse association with atmospheric pollutants was observed. Our study lends support for an increase in preterm birth risk with atmospheric pressure.",
author = "Lise Giorgis-allemand and Marie Pedersen and Claire Bernard and Inmaculada Aguilera and Beelen, {Rob M. J.} and Leda Chatzi and Marta Cirach and Asta Danileviciute and Audrius Dedele and {Van Eijsden}, Manon and Marisa Estarlich and Ana Fern{\'a}ndez-somoano and Fern{\'a}ndez, {Mariana F.} and Francesco Forastiere and Ulrike Gehring and Regina Grazuleviciene and Olena Gruzieva and Barbara Heude and Gerard Hoek and {De Hoogh}, Kees and {Van Den Hooven}, {Edith H.} and H{\aa}berg, {Siri E.} and Carmen I{\~n}iguez and Jaddoe, {Vincent W. V.} and Michal Korek and Aitana Lertxundi and Johanna Lepeule and Per Nafstad and Wenche Nystad and Evridiki Patelarou and Daniela Porta and Dirkje Postma and Ole Raaschou-nielsen and Peter Rudnai and Val{\'e}rie Siroux and Jordi Sunyer and Euripides Stephanou and Mette S{\o}rensen and Eriksen, {Kirsten Thorup} and Derek Tuffnell and Varr{\'o}, {Mih{\'a}ly J.} and Vrijkotte, {Tanja G. M.} and Alet Wijga and John Wright and Nieuwenhuijsen, {Mark J.} and G{\"o}ran Pershagen and Bert Brunekreef and Manolis Kogevinas and R{\'e}my Slama",
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AU - Giorgis-allemand, Lise

AU - Pedersen, Marie

AU - Bernard, Claire

AU - Aguilera, Inmaculada

AU - Beelen, Rob M. J.

AU - Chatzi, Leda

AU - Cirach, Marta

AU - Danileviciute, Asta

AU - Dedele, Audrius

AU - Van Eijsden, Manon

AU - Estarlich, Marisa

AU - Fernández-somoano, Ana

AU - Fernández, Mariana F.

AU - Forastiere, Francesco

AU - Gehring, Ulrike

AU - Grazuleviciene, Regina

AU - Gruzieva, Olena

AU - Heude, Barbara

AU - Hoek, Gerard

AU - De Hoogh, Kees

AU - Van Den Hooven, Edith H.

AU - Håberg, Siri E.

AU - Iñiguez, Carmen

AU - Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.

AU - Korek, Michal

AU - Lertxundi, Aitana

AU - Lepeule, Johanna

AU - Nafstad, Per

AU - Nystad, Wenche

AU - Patelarou, Evridiki

AU - Porta, Daniela

AU - Postma, Dirkje

AU - Raaschou-nielsen, Ole

AU - Rudnai, Peter

AU - Siroux, Valérie

AU - Sunyer, Jordi

AU - Stephanou, Euripides

AU - Sørensen, Mette

AU - Eriksen, Kirsten Thorup

AU - Tuffnell, Derek

AU - Varró, Mihály J.

AU - Vrijkotte, Tanja G. M.

AU - Wijga, Alet

AU - Wright, John

AU - Nieuwenhuijsen, Mark J.

AU - Pershagen, Göran

AU - Brunekreef, Bert

AU - Kogevinas, Manolis

AU - Slama, Rémy

PY - 2017/2/15

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N2 - Atmospheric pollutants and meteorological conditions are suspected to be causes of preterm birth. We aimed to characterize their possible association with the risk of preterm birth (defined as birth occurring before 37 completed gestational weeks). We pooled individual data from 13 birth cohorts in 11 European countries (71,493 births from the period 1994–2011, European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)). City-specific meteorological data from routine monitors were averaged over time windows spanning from 1 week to the whole pregnancy. Atmospheric pollution measurements (nitrogen oxides and particulate matter) were combined with data from permanent monitors and land-use data into seasonally adjusted land-use regression models. Preterm birth risks associated with air pollution and meteorological factors were estimated using adjusted discrete-time Cox models. The frequency of preterm birth was 5.0%. Preterm birth risk tended to increase with first-trimester average atmospheric pressure (odds ratio per 5-mbar increase = 1.06, 95% confidence interval: 1.01, 1.11), which could not be distinguished from altitude. There was also some evidence of an increase in preterm birth risk with first-trimester average temperature in the −5°C to 15°C range, with a plateau afterwards (spline coding, P = 0.08). No evidence of adverse association with atmospheric pollutants was observed. Our study lends support for an increase in preterm birth risk with atmospheric pressure.

AB - Atmospheric pollutants and meteorological conditions are suspected to be causes of preterm birth. We aimed to characterize their possible association with the risk of preterm birth (defined as birth occurring before 37 completed gestational weeks). We pooled individual data from 13 birth cohorts in 11 European countries (71,493 births from the period 1994–2011, European Study of Cohorts for Air Pollution Effects (ESCAPE)). City-specific meteorological data from routine monitors were averaged over time windows spanning from 1 week to the whole pregnancy. Atmospheric pollution measurements (nitrogen oxides and particulate matter) were combined with data from permanent monitors and land-use data into seasonally adjusted land-use regression models. Preterm birth risks associated with air pollution and meteorological factors were estimated using adjusted discrete-time Cox models. The frequency of preterm birth was 5.0%. Preterm birth risk tended to increase with first-trimester average atmospheric pressure (odds ratio per 5-mbar increase = 1.06, 95% confidence interval: 1.01, 1.11), which could not be distinguished from altitude. There was also some evidence of an increase in preterm birth risk with first-trimester average temperature in the −5°C to 15°C range, with a plateau afterwards (spline coding, P = 0.08). No evidence of adverse association with atmospheric pollutants was observed. Our study lends support for an increase in preterm birth risk with atmospheric pressure.

U2 - 10.1093/aje/kww141

DO - 10.1093/aje/kww141

M3 - Journal article

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VL - 185

SP - 247

EP - 258

JO - American Journal of Epidemiology

JF - American Journal of Epidemiology

SN - 0002-9262

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