Air pollution and hospital admissions for respiratory causes in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Birmingham.

@article{Moolgavkar1997AirPA,
  title={Air pollution and hospital admissions for respiratory causes in Minneapolis-St. Paul and Birmingham.},
  author={Suresh H. Moolgavkar and E. Georg Luebeck and Elizabeth L. Anderson},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={364-70}
}
We investigated the association between air pollution and hospital admissions for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pneumonia among the elderly in Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN, and Birmingham, AL, over the period January 1, 1986, to December 31, 1991. Pollutants included in our analyses were PM10 (particulate matter less than 10 microns in aerodynamic diameter), SO2, NO2, O3, and CO in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and PM10, O3, and CO in Birmingham. After adjusting for temperature, day of week… CONTINUE READING