Meta-analysis of the Italian studies of short-term effects of air pollution (MISA), 1990-1999.

@article{Biggeri2005MetaanalysisOT,
  title={Meta-analysis of the Italian studies of short-term effects of air pollution (MISA), 1990-1999.},
  author={Annibale Biggeri and Michela Baccini and Pierantonio Bellini and Benedetto Terracini},
  journal={International journal of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={107-22}
}
A meta-analysis of short-term effects of air pollution on health in eight Italian cities from 1990 to 1999 is presented. Death certificates and hospital admission data as well as daily concentrations of pollutants were collected. The same generalized linear model adjusted for age, day of the week, holidays, influenza epidemics, meteorological variables, and seasonality pattern was fitted to the city data. City-specific model selection was not done. In the meta-analysis, for each outcome, the… CONTINUE READING

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