Air pollution shortens life expectancy and health expectancy for older adults: the case of China.

@article{Wen2012AirPS,
  title={Air pollution shortens life expectancy and health expectancy for older adults: the case of China.},
  author={Ming Wen and Danan Gu},
  journal={The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences},
  year={2012},
  volume={67 11},
  pages={1219-29}
}
BACKGROUND Outdoor air pollution is one of the most worrying environmental threats China faces today. Comprehensive and quantitative analyses of the health consequences of air pollution in China are lacking. This study reports age- and sex-specific life expectancy and health expectancies (HEs) corresponding to different levels of air pollution based on associations between air pollution and individual risks for a host of health conditions and mortality net of individual- and community-level… CONTINUE READING

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