Effects of ambient air pollution on lung function growth in Chinese schoolchildren.

@article{He2010EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of ambient air pollution on lung function growth in Chinese schoolchildren.},
  author={Qi-qiang He and Tze-wai Wong and Lin Du and Zhuo-qin Jiang and Yang Gao and Hong Qiu and Wei-jia Liu and Jia-gang Wu and Andromeda H. S. Wong and Tak-sun Ignatius Yu},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={104 10},
  pages={1512-20}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the adverse effect of exposure to air pollution on lung function growth in school-aged children. METHODS A cohort of 1983 children from three districts in Guangzhou, China was followed-up for 6 months. The children performed pulmonary function tests twice, and their parents reported the child's respiratory symptoms by self-administered questionnaires in both surveys. RESULTS The annual mean concentrations of air pollutants for the past 5 years for particulate matter… CONTINUE READING

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