Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality. A Nationwide Analysis in 272 Chinese Cities.

@article{Chen2017FinePA,
  title={Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Daily Mortality. A Nationwide Analysis in 272 Chinese Cities.},
  author={Renjie Chen and Peng Yin and X. T. Meng and Cong Liu and Li Wang and Xiaohui Xu and Jennifer A. Ross and Lap Ah Tse and Zhuohui Zhao and Haidong Kan and Maigeng Zhou},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={196 1},
  pages={73-81}
}
RATIONALE Evidence concerning the acute health effects of air pollution caused by fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in developing countries is quite limited. OBJECTIVES To evaluate short-term associations between PM2.5 and daily cause-specific mortality in China. METHODS A nationwide time-series analysis was performed in 272 representative Chinese cities from 2013 to 2015. Two-stage Bayesian hierarchical models were applied to estimate regional- and national-average associations between PM2.5… CONTINUE READING