[Impact of air pollution by fine particulate matter (PM10) on daily mortality in Temuco, Chile].

@article{Sanhueza2006ImpactOA,
  title={[Impact of air pollution by fine particulate matter (PM10) on daily mortality in Temuco, Chile].},
  author={Pedro A Sanhueza and Claudio Vargas and Paula Mellado},
  journal={Revista medica de Chile},
  year={2006},
  volume={134 6},
  pages={754-61}
}
BACKGROUND Temuco (304,000 inhabitants) has high levels of air pollution, mainly due to fine particulate matter of less than 10 microm (PM10). The effects of this pollution on population health have not been studied. AIM To study the short-term effects of PM10 on daily mortality in Temuco, in Southern Chile, due to respiratory and cardiovascular causes. MATERIAL AND METHODS We followed the APHEA methodology (Air Pollution and Health European Approach) by estimating poisson multivariate… CONTINUE READING
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