Outdoor Air Pollution and Incidence of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke

@inproceedings{Maheswaran2011OutdoorAP,
  title={Outdoor Air Pollution and Incidence of Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke},
  author={Ravi Maheswaran and Tim Pearson and Nigel Charles Smeeton and Sean D. Beevers and M J Campbell and Charles D. A. Wolfe},
  year={2011}
}
Background and Purpose—Evidence linking outdoor air pollution and incidence of stroke is limited. We examined effects of outdoor air pollution on the incidence of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke at the population level focusing on middle-aged and older people. Methods—We used a small-area level ecological study design and a stroke register set up to capture all incident cases of first-ever stroke occurring in a defined geographical area in south London (948 census output areas) where road… CONTINUE READING