An association between air pollution and mortality in six U.S. cities.

@article{Dockery1993AnAB,
  title={An association between air pollution and mortality in six U.S. cities.},
  author={D. Dockery and C. A. Pope and X. Xu and J. Spengler and J. Ware and M. Fay and B. Ferris and F. Speizer},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={329 24},
  pages={
          1753-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Recent studies have reported associations between particulate air pollution and daily mortality rates. [...] Key Method Survival analysis, including Cox proportional-hazards regression modeling, was conducted with data from a 14-to-16-year mortality follow-up of 8111 adults in six U.S. cities. RESULTS Mortality rates were most strongly associated with cigarette smoking.Expand
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