Birth certificates are an inappropriate source for identifying cases of birth defects in epidemiologic studies
Kirby, Russel S.
- Publisher: Co-Action Publishing
International Journal of Circumpolar Health
(issn: 1797-237X, eissn: 1239-9736)
tion between adverse birth outcomes and open dumpsites in Alaska Native villages. Their study found no associations between various classifications of dumpsite hazard, contents, distance to drinking water source or dumpsite drainage and fetal or neonatal mortality in multivariable analyses. An association was reported for site contents and ‘other’ congenital anomalies among deliveries to women living in villages for which detailed hazard score information was available.International Journal of Circumpolar Health 66:1 2007