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Trimester-Specific Variation in Air Quality and Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Natural Experiment

Beijing, China


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This project will 1) estimate the prevalence of ASD in Beijing among children who were in utero before, during and after the Olympic period, 2)assess time-window-specific prenatal air pollution exposure (PNAPE) effects on ASD and 3) investigate the extent to which the effect of PNAPE on ASD and ASD traits is mediated by birthweight and gestational age at birth.

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