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ISSN: 0091/6765. Raaschou-Nielsen, O; Hertel, O; Vignati, E; Berkowicz, R; Jensen, SS; Larsen, VB; Lohse, C & Olsen, JH. (2000). An air pollution model for use in epidemiological studies: evaluation with measured levels of nitrogen dioxide and benzene. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology. 4-14. ISSN:10534245. Ramesh, A; Inyang, F; Lunstra, DD; Niaz, MS; Kopsombut, P; Jones, KM; Hood, DB; Hills, ER & Archibong, AE. (2008). Alteration of fertility endpoints in adult male F-344 rats by subchronic exposure to inhaled benzo(a)pyrene.

Lepeule, J; Caïni, F; Bottagisi, S; Galineau, J; Hulin, A; Marquis, N; Bohet, A; Siroux, V; Kaminski, M; Charles, MA & Slama, R. (2010). EDEN Mother–Child Cohort Study Group. Maternal exposure to nitrogen dioxide during pregnancy and offspring birth weight: comparison of two exposure models. Environmental Health Perspectives. 1483-9. ISSN: 0091/6765. Lin, MC; Chiu, HF; Yu, HS; Tsai, SS; Cheng, BH; Wu, TN; Sung, FC & Yang, CY. (2001). Increased risk of preterm delivery in areas with air pollution from a petroleum refinery plant in Taiwan.

2009) in Brisbane, showed an association with exposure to ozone and SO2 during 3-8 weeks of gestation and two different subgroups of heart defects (pulmonary artery and aorta) and oral defects. In the north of England, Rankin et al. (2009) described a weak positive association between airborne particles measured as black smoke and nervous system abnormalities, and a negative association between exposure to black smoke and SO2 during the first trimester of pregnancy and cardiac abnormalities. Also in England, Dummer et al.

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