Childhood Incident Asthma and Traffic-Related Air Pollution at Home and School

  title={Childhood Incident Asthma and Traffic-Related Air Pollution at Home and School},
  author={Rob S McConnell and Talat S Islam and Ketan Shankardass and Michael Jerrett and Frederick W. Lurmann and Frank D Gilliland and Jim Gauderman and Ed Avol and Nino K{\"u}nzli and Ling Yao and John M. Peters and Kiros T. Berhane},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
BACKGROUND Traffic-related air pollution has been associated with adverse cardiorespiratory effects, including increased asthma prevalence. However, there has been little study of effects of traffic exposure at school on new-onset asthma. OBJECTIVES We evaluated the relationship of new-onset asthma with traffic-related pollution near homes and schools. METHODS Parent-reported physician diagnosis of new-onset asthma (n = 120) was identified during 3 years of follow-up of a cohort of 2,497… CONTINUE READING
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