Risk factors among elderly for short term deaths related to high levels of air pollution

Filleul, J.; Baldi, I.; Dartigues, J.-F.; Tessier, J.-F.
September 2003
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Sep2003, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p684
Academic Journal
Presents a study that examined the short-term effects of air pollution on daily mortality in elderly people in Bordeaux, France. Information on the study's use of mortality data from 1988 to 1997 provided by the country's National Institute of Health Medical Research; Identification of risk factors of death days with high levels of air pollution; Analysis of the association between daily mortality and black smoke among the elderly in Bordeaux.


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