Particulate Matter Exposures, Mortality, and Cardiovascular Disease in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study

@inproceedings{Puett2011ParticulateME,
  title={Particulate Matter Exposures, Mortality, and Cardiovascular Disease in the Health Professionals Follow-up Study},
  author={Robin C. Puett and Jaime E Hart and Helen H. Suh and Murray Mittleman and Francine Laden},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The association of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular outcomes with air pollution exposures has been well established in the literature. The number of studies examining chronic exposures in cohorts is growing, with more recent studies conducted among women finding risk estimates of greater magnitude. Questions remain regarding sex differences in the relationship of chronic particulate matter (PM) exposures with mortality and cardiovascular outcomes. OBJECTIVES In this study we… CONTINUE READING
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