Risks of reproductive unhealth among rubber workers - A study of waiting time to pregnancy and miscarriage

This study is part of the collection Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anna Axmon - Region Skåne, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Description

The study is based on cohorts of women who worked in the rubber industry or were married to men who worked in the rubber industry, as well as women who were members of the Food Workers' Union (controls). All of the women were born in 1960 or later, which was a requirement for enrollment in the study. Telephone interviews were conducted with 174 women who worked in the rubber industry, 379 wives of men who worked in the rubber industry and 403 women who worked in the food industry. In the interviews, data were collected regarding waiting time to pregnancy (time to pregnancy; TTP), pregnancy outcomes for the womens all pregnancies. Further questions were asked about lifestyle factors (eg smoking), workplace exposures, and various ergonomic loads before and during pregnancies.

Purpose:

To investigate if working in Swedish rubber industry adversely affect time-to-pregnancy and increases the risk of miscarriage

Responsible department/unit

Region Skåne, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anna Axmon - Region Skåne, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0070

Description

The study is based on cohorts of women who worked in the rubber industry or were married to men who worked in the rubber industry, as well as women who were members of the Food Workers' Union (controls). All of the women were born in 1960 or later, which was a requirement for enrollment in the study. Telephone interviews were conducted with 174 women who worked in the rubber industry, 379 wives of men who worked in the rubber industry and 403 women who worked in the food industry. In the interviews, data were collected regarding waiting time to pregnancy (time to pregnancy; TTP), pregnancy outcomes for the womens all pregnancies. Further questions were asked about lifestyle factors (eg smoking), workplace exposures, and various ergonomic loads before and during pregnancies.

Purpose:

To investigate if working in Swedish rubber industry adversely affect time-to-pregnancy and increases the risk of miscarriage

Time period(s) investigated

2006 — 2008

Geographic spread

Geographic description: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Contact for questions about the data

Anna Axmon

Is part of collection at SND

Scania Metadatabase for Epidemiology (SME)

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Dataset 1

Risks of reproductive unhealth among rubber workers - women who worked in rubber industry

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anna Axmon - Region Skåne, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Telephone interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006 — 2008

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2006 — 2008

Number of individuals/objects

174

Response rate/participation rate

19

Dataset 2

Risks of reproductive unhealth among rubber workers - wifes to men who worked in rubber industry

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anna Axmon - Region Skåne, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Telephone interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006 — 2008

Source of the data: Population group

Time period(s) investigated

2006 — 2008

Number of individuals/objects

379

Response rate/participation rate

19

Dataset 3

Risks of reproductive unhealth among rubber workers - women who worked in food industry

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Anna Axmon - Region Skåne, Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Telephone interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006 — 2008

Source of the data: Population group

Number of individuals/objects

403

Response rate/participation rate

15

Published: 2013-09-10
Last updated: 2020-05-05