Premature mortality due to air pollution in European cities: a health impact assessment.

@article{Khomenko2021PrematureMD,
  title={Premature mortality due to air pollution in European cities: a health impact assessment.},
  author={Sasha Khomenko and Marta Cirach and Evelise Pereira-Barboza and Natalie Mueller and Jose Barrera-G{\'o}mez and David Rojas-Rueda and Kees de Hoogh and Gerard Hoek and Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen},
  journal={The Lancet. Planetary health},
  year={2021}
}
BACKGROUND Ambient air pollution is a major environmental cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Cities are generally hotspots for air pollution and disease. However, the exact extent of the health effects of air pollution at the city level is still largely unknown. We aimed to estimate the proportion of annual preventable deaths due to air pollution in almost 1000 cities in Europe. METHODS We did a quantitative health impact assessment for the year 2015 to estimate the effect of air… Expand

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