From measures to models: an evaluation of air pollution exposure assessment for epidemiological studies of pregnant women

@article{Nethery2007FromMT,
  title={From measures to models: an evaluation of air pollution exposure assessment for epidemiological studies of pregnant women},
  author={Elizabeth Nethery and Sara Leckie and Kay Teschke and Michael Brauer},
  journal={Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={65},
  pages={579 - 586}
}
Objectives: To evaluate exposure estimation methods such as spatially resolved land-use regression models and ambient monitoring data in the context of epidemiological studies of the impact of air pollution on pregnancy outcomes. Methods: The study measured personal 48 h exposures (NO, NO2, PM2.5 mass and absorbance) and mobility (time activity and GPS) for 62 pregnant women during 2005–2006 in Vancouver, Canada, one to three times during pregnancy. Measurements were compared to modelled (using… 
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