Monetary burden of health impacts of air pollution in Mumbai, India: implications for public health policy.

@article{Patankar2011MonetaryBO,
  title={Monetary burden of health impacts of air pollution in Mumbai, India: implications for public health policy.},
  author={Alka Patankar and Dr. Pankaj Trivedi},
  journal={Public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={125 3},
  pages={
          157-64
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Mumbai, a mega city with a population of more than 12 million, is experiencing acute air pollution due to commercial activity, a boom in construction and vehicular traffic. This study was undertaken to investigate the link between air pollution and health impacts for Mumbai, and estimate the monetary burden of these impacts. STUDY DESIGN Cross-sectional data were subjected to logistic regression to analyse the link between air pollution and health impacts, and the cost of illness… CONTINUE READING
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