Ambient Air Pollution Exposure and Respiratory, Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Mortality in Cape Town, South Africa: 2001–2006

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Wichmann, Janine; Voyi, Kuku;
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health,volume 9,issue 11,pages3,978-4,016 (issn: 1661-7827, eissn: 1660-4601)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3524609, doi: 10.3390/ijerph9113978
  • Subject: sulfur dioxide | case-crossover | cerebrovascular | South Africa | Medicine | cardiovascular | Article | nitrogen dioxide | particulate matter | R | mortality | air pollution | respiratory
    mesheuropmc: complex mixtures | respiratory tract diseases

Little evidence is available on the strength of the association between ambient air pollution exposure and health effects in developing countries such as South Africa. The association between the 24-h average ambient PM10, SO2 and NO2 levels and daily respiratory (RD), ... View more
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