Changes in residential proximity to road traffic and the risk of death from coronary heart disease.

@article{Gan2010ChangesIR,
  title={Changes in residential proximity to road traffic and the risk of death from coronary heart disease.},
  author={Wen Qi Gan and Lillian Tamburic and H. Whitridge Davies and Paul A Demers and Mieke Koehoorn and Michael Brauer},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2010},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={642-9}
}
BACKGROUND Residential proximity to road traffic is associated with increased coronary heart disease (CHD) morbidity and mortality. It is unknown, however, whether changes in residential proximity to traffic could alter the risk of CHD mortality. METHODS We used a population-based cohort study with a 5-year exposure period and a 4-year follow-up period to explore the association between changes in residential proximity to road traffic and the risk of CHD mortality. The cohort comprised all… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 2 times. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 36 extracted citations

Traffic air pollution and mortality from cardiovascular disease and all causes: a Danish cohort study

Environmental health : a global access science source • 2012
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Road Transport in Urban India: Its Implications on Health

Indian journal of community medicine : official publication of Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine • 2016

Effect of environmental air pollution on cardiovascular diseases.

European review for medical and pharmacological sciences • 2015

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…