Environmental Exposure to Confined Animal Feeding Operations and Respiratory Health of Neighboring Residents

@article{Radon2007EnvironmentalET,
  title={Environmental Exposure to Confined Animal Feeding Operations and Respiratory Health of Neighboring Residents},
  author={K. Radon and A. Schulze and V. Ehrenstein and R. V. van Strien and G. Praml and D. Nowak},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={18},
  pages={300-308}
}
Background: Despite public concern about potential adverse health effects of concentrated animal feeding operations, objectively assessed data on environmental exposure to concentrated animal feeding operations and respiratory health are sparse. We aimed to assess respiratory health in neighbors of confined animal feeding operations. Methods: A survey was done in 2002–2004 among all adults (18–45 years old) living in 4 rural German towns with a high density of confined animal feeding operations… Expand
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