Estimation of health and economic benefits of air pollution abatement for Turkey in 1990 and 1993

@inproceedings{Zaim1997EstimationOH,
  title={Estimation of health and economic benefits of air pollution abatement for Turkey in 1990 and 1993},
  author={Katalin Kovari Zaim},
  year={1997}
}
An average of 15 million residents of the major cities in Turkey were exposed to particulate matter (PMI o) and SO 2 levels above the World Health Organization (WHO) standards in the 1990-1993 period. An assessment of the health effects due to particulate matter (PMlo) and exposure to sulphur dioxide (SO2) suggests that, if annual PMlo and SO 2 levels were reduced to WHO standards, this could have brought a reduction of 5940 and 5480 hospital admissions for respiratory diseases, 121,400 and 112… CONTINUE READING