A study of air pollutants and acute asthma exacerbations in urban areas: status report.

@article{Luttinger2003ASO,
  title={A study of air pollutants and acute asthma exacerbations in urban areas: status report.},
  author={Daniel Luttinger and Lloyd R Wilson},
  journal={Environmental pollution},
  year={2003},
  volume={123 3},
  pages={399-402}
}
A study to try to better understand the interactions between various air contaminants and acute asthma exacerbations is described. The study evaluates temporal associations between a panel of air contaminants and acute asthmatic exacerbations as measured by emergency room visits for asthma in communities in the Bronx and Manhattan in New York City (NYC). In addition, ambient levels of various air pollutants in two NYC communities are being compared. Almost 2 years of daily data have been… CONTINUE READING