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An association between air pollution and mortality in six U.S. cities.
BACKGROUND Recent studies have reported associations between particulate air pollution and daily mortality rates. Population-based, cross-sectional studies of metropolitan areas in the United StatesExpand
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Epidemiology Standardization Project (American Thoracic Society).
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  • The American review of respiratory disease
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Pulmonary function between 6 and 18 years of age
Pulmonary function of children aged 6–18 years is described based on 82,462 annual measurements of forced vital capacity (FVC), forced expired volume in 1 second (FEV1), and forced expiratory flowExpand
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Effects of inhalable particles on respiratory health of children.
Results are presented from a second cross-sectional assessment of the association of air pollution with chronic respiratory health of children participating in the Six Cities Study of Air PollutionExpand
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Acute effects of summer air pollution on respiratory symptom reporting in children.
A daily diary of respiratory symptoms was collected from the parents of 1,844 school children in six U.S. cities to study the association between ambient air pollution exposures and respiratoryExpand
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Measurements of flow resistance of various components of the respiratory system were measured in adult male subjects in the sitting position. Nasal resistance is the largest single component being ...
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Home dampness and respiratory morbidity in children.
This study examined the relationship between measures of home dampness and respiratory illness and symptoms in a cohort of 4,625 eight- to 12-yr-old children living in six U.S. cities. Home dampnessExpand
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Long-term measurements of respirable sulfates and particles inside and outside homes
Abstract The results of extensive indoor and outdoor monitoring for respirable size particles and the sulfate fraction of these particles are reported. These air pollution measurements were obtainedExpand
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Cumulative and reversible effects of lifetime smoking on simple tests of lung function in adults.
Data from a random sample of 8,191 men and women from 6 U.S. cities are used to fit a model describing the effects of cumulative and current cigarette smoking on pulmonary function. The data showExpand
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Distribution of forced vital capacity and forced expiratory volume in one second in children 6 to 11 years of age.
We analyzed 44,664 annual measurements of forced vital capacity (FVC) and forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) in 12,258 white children and 1,041 black children between 6 and 11 yr of age inExpand
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