A time-stratified case-crossover study of fine particulate matter air pollution and mortality in Guangzhou, China.

@article{Yang2012ATC,
  title={A time-stratified case-crossover study of fine particulate matter air pollution and mortality in Guangzhou, China.},
  author={Chunxue Yang and Xiaowu Peng and Wei Huang and Renjie Chen and Zhen-cheng Xu and Bingheng Chen and Haidong Kan},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2012},
  volume={85 5},
  pages={579-85}
}
OBJECTIVES Few studies in China investigate health impact of fine particulate matter (PM(2.5)) due to lack of monitoring data and the findings are controversial. The aim of this study is to examine the short-association between PM(2.5) and daily mortality in Guangzhou, the economic center of south China. METHODS In Guangzhou, we measured daily PM(2.5) concentrations between 2007 and 2008 and conducted a time-stratified case-crossover analysis to explore the association between PM(2.5) and… CONTINUE READING
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