Public-health impact of outdoor and traffic-related air pollution: a European assessment

  title={Public-health impact of outdoor and traffic-related air pollution: a European assessment},
  author={Nino K{\"u}nzli and Reinhard K. Kaiser and Sylvia M{\'e}dina and Michael Studnicka and Olivier Chanel and P Filliger and Martine Herry and F. B. Horak and V. PUYBONNIEUX-TEXIER and Philippe Quenel and J{\"o}rg Markus Schneider and Rita K. Seethaler and Jean Christophe Vergnaud and Harriet Sommer},
  journal={The Lancet},
BACKGROUND Air pollution contributes to mortality and morbidity. We estimated the impact of outdoor (total) and traffic-related air pollution on public health in Austria, France, and Switzerland. Attributable cases of morbidity and mortality were estimated. METHODS Epidemiology-based exposure-response functions for a 10 microg/m3 increase in particulate matter (PM10) were used to quantify the effects of air pollution. Cases attributable to air pollution were estimated for mortality (adults… CONTINUE READING
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