Assessment of indoor air pollution exposure in urban hospital microenvironments

  title={Assessment of indoor air pollution exposure in urban hospital microenvironments},
  author={Mahmoud Mohammadyan and Sepideh Keyvani and Ali Bahrami and Kaan Yetilmezsoy and Behzad Heibati and Krystal J. Godri Pollitt},
  journal={Air Quality, Atmosphere \& Health},
Hospitals are microenvironments containing populations with potentially enhanced sensitivity to air pollution. The objectives of this study were to characterize the concentration of indoor and outdoor size-fractionated particulate matter (PM) at two urban hospital sites in Kashan, Iran, and to evaluate the relationship between indoor and outdoor PM levels. PM1.0, PM2.5, and PM10 concentrations were measured over a 3-month period outside each hospital with parallel sampling at four indoor… 

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