Sex-specific associations of autism spectrum disorder with residential air pollution exposure in a large Southern California pregnancy cohort

Heejoo Jo, Sandrah P. Eckel, Xinhui Wang, Jiu Chiuan Chen, Myles Cockburn, Mayra P. Martinez, Ting Chow, Noa Molshatzki, Frederick W. Lurmann, William E. Funk, Anny H. Xiang, Rob McConnell*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

First trimester pregnancy exposure to fine particles was robustly associated with subsequent increased risk of autism spectrum disorder that was specific to boys.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number113010
JournalEnvironmental Pollution
Volume254
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2019

Keywords

  • Air pollution
  • Autism
  • Sex difference

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Toxicology
  • Pollution
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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