Asthma and factory emissions in northern England: addressing public concern by combining geographical and epidemiological methods.

@article{Dunn1995AsthmaAF,
  title={Asthma and factory emissions in northern England: addressing public concern by combining geographical and epidemiological methods.},
  author={Christine E. Dunn and Justin Woodhouse and Raj S Bhopal and Sushma D Acquilla},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={1995},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={395-400}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE The prevalence of asthma was assessed to investigate respiratory health effects of airborne emissions from a factory. A geographical information system allowed flexible definition of study areas in terms of their size, distance, and location in relation to the factory. The value of the approach for this type of investigation is focussed on… CONTINUE READING