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Document ID (ISN)109917
CIS number 09-824
ISSN - Serial title 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Baste V., Moen B.E., Riise T., Hollund B.E., ěyen N.
Title Infertility and spontaneous abortion among female hairdressers: The Hordaland Health Study
Bibliographic information Dec. 2008, Vol.50, No.12, p.1371-1377. 30 ref.
Abstract This cross-sectional study investigated the risks of negative reproductive outcome among female hairdressers. A total of 16,907 women in their forties were invited to participate; the response rate was 71%. Information on infertility, delayed conception, spontaneous abortions, smoking and education was collected by means of questionnaires. Infertility and spontaneous abortion were higher among female hairdressers than among women in other occupations (adjusted relative risks 1.30 and 1.31 respectively).
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; Denmark; women; hairdressing; abortion
Descriptors (secondary) smoking; questionnaire survey; expectant mothers; risk factors; cross-sectional study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceDenmark; Norway
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the reproductive system
Hairdressing & beauty parlours
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects