A Systematic Review of the Relation Between Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Chronic Diseases

  title={A Systematic Review of the Relation Between Long-term Exposure to Ambient Air Pollution and Chronic Diseases},
  author={M. Goldberg},
  journal={Reviews on Environmental Health},
  pages={243 - 298}
  • M. Goldberg
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • Reviews on Environmental Health
  • We conducted a systematic review of all studies published between 1950 and 2007 of associations between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and the risks in adults of nonaccidental mortality and the incidence and mortality from cancer and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. We searched bibliographic databases for cohort and case-control studies, abstracted characteristics of their design and conduct, and synthesized the quantitative findings in tabular and graphic form. We assessed… CONTINUE READING
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