Personally measured weekly exposure to NO2 and respiratory health among preschool children.

@article{Mukala1999PersonallyMW,
  title={Personally measured weekly exposure to NO2 and respiratory health among preschool children.},
  author={Kristiina Mukala and Juha Pekkanen and Pekka Tiittanen and Sari Alm and Raimo O. Salonen and Juoko Tuomisto},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={1411-7}
}
Nitrogen dioxide is known as a deep lung irritant. The aim of this study was to find out whether the relatively low ambient air NO2 concentrations in the northern city of Helsinki had an impact on the respiratory health of children. The association between personal exposure to ambient air NO2 and respiratory health was investigated in a 13-week follow-up study among 163 preschool children aged 3-6 yrs. Personal weekly average exposure to NO2 was measured by passive diffusion samplers attached… CONTINUE READING
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