Individual Study / Wang et al.; JAMA Pediatr. 2018

Association of Long-term Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter of 1 μm or Less With Preterm Birth in China

Association of Long-term Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter of 1 μm or Less With Preterm Birth in China

Initiatives -
To evaluate whether PM1 concentrations are associated with the risk of PTB. Note: All published information has been collected from the article referenced in the Marker Paper box below. Therefore, there may be variations with more advanced versions of the study.
Start Year
2016
End Year
2017
Funding
Dr Y.-y. Wang and Prof Ma are supported by grants 2016YFC1000300 and 2016YFC1000307 from the National Key Research and Development Program. Mr Q. Li and Dr H.-J. Wang are supported by grants 81573170 from the National Natural Science Foundation of China and 11-064 from the China Medical Board. Dr Guo is supported by Career Development Fellowship APP1107107 from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Dr S. Li is supported by Early Career Fellowship APP1109193 from the Australian NHMRC and seed grant APP1030259 from the Centre of Research Excellence–Centre for Air Quality and Health Research and Evaluation.

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Wang YY, Li Q, Guo Y, et al. Association of Long-term Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter of 1 μm or Less With Preterm Birth in China. JAMA Pediatr. 2018;172(3):e174872. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2017.4872

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,300,342
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Timeline

Population

In total, 1 300 342 healthy singleton pregnancies were included from women who were in labor from December 1, 2013, through November 30, 2014.
Selection Criteria
Gender
women
Newborns
Twins
Countries
  • China
Ethnic Origin
Health Status
  • healthy singleton pregnancies

Recruitment

Sources of recruitment
  • General population
General Population
  • Volunteer enrolment

Number of participants

Number of participants
1,300,342
Number of participants with biosamples
Data Collection Event
Predicted weekly PM1 concentration data collected using satellite remote sensing, meteorologic, and land use information matched with the home addresses of pregnant women.
Start Date
2016-12
End Date
2017-04
Data sources
  • Geospatial technology
    • Remote sensing (RS)