Effects of long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution on respiratory and cardiovascular mortality in the Netherlands: the NLCS-AIR study.

@article{Brunekreef2009EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution on respiratory and cardiovascular mortality in the Netherlands: the NLCS-AIR study.},
  author={Bert A Brunekreef and Rob M. J. Beelen and G. J. van den Hoek and Leo J Schouten and Sandra Bausch-Goldbohm and Paul 6. Fischer and Ben Armstrong and Edward Hughes and Michael Jerrett and Piet A van den Brandt},
  journal={Research report},
  year={2009},
  volume={139},
  pages={5-71; discussion 73-89}
}
Evidence is increasing that long-term exposure to ambient air pollution is associated with deaths from cardiopulmonary diseases. In a 2002 pilot study, we reported clear indications that traffic-related air pollution, especially at the local scale, was related to cardiopulmonary mortality in a randomly selected subcohort of 5000 older adults participating… CONTINUE READING