|Document ID (ISN)||110043|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
|Convention or series no.
||Jakobsson K., Mikoczy Z.
||Reproductive outcome in a cohort of male and female rubber workers: A registry study
||Jan. 2009, Vol.82, No.2, p.165-174. 43 ref.
||The objective of this study was to investigate whether employment in the Swedish rubber industry from 1973 onwards had a negative impact on reproductive health. Pairs of mother and child, and triads of father-mother-child were obtained through linkage of a cohort of 18,518 rubber factory employees with the Swedish Population Registry. Birth outcomes were obtained from the Medical Birth Register for 17,918 children. For each child, parental employment as blue-collar rubber worker during the pregnancy and sperm maturation period was obtained from work-place records. Children to female food industry workers, in all 33,256, constituted an external reference group. Working in the rubber industry was found to have a statistically significant effect on the sex ratio, the risk of multiple births, birth weight and weight for gestational age.
||antifertility effects; parental exposure; Sweden; rubber industry
||spermatogenic disturbances; blue-collar workers; expectant mothers; cohort study
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Sweden|
||Chemicals, plastics and rubber
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Industries and occupations
||Antifertility and prenatal effects
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures