Evidence for an association between air pollution and daily stroke admissions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

@article{Tsai2003EvidenceFA,
  title={Evidence for an association between air pollution and daily stroke admissions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.},
  author={S M Tsai and William Bernard Goggins and H F Chiu and Chun-Yuh Yang},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2003},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={2612-6}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Many studies have reported increases in daily cardiovascular mortality and hospital admissions associated with increases in levels of air pollutants. However, little is known about the relationship between hospital admissions for stroke and air pollution. This study was undertaken to determine whether there is an association between air pollution and hospital admissions for stroke in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. METHODS Data on a total of 23 179 stroke admissions were obtained… CONTINUE READING
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