SAPALDIA: Methods and participation in the cross-sectional part of the Swiss Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults

@article{Martin1997SAPALDIAMA,
  title={SAPALDIA: Methods and participation in the cross-sectional part of the Swiss Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults},
  author={Dr. med. Brian W. Martin and Ursula A Ackermann-Liebrich and Philippe Leuenberger and Nino K{\"u}nzli and Elisabeth Zemp Stutz and Roland Keller and Jean-Pierrre Zellweger and B. W{\"u}thrich and Christian Monn and Kurt Blaser and Gianfranco Bolognini and Jean-Pierre Bongard and Otto Braendli and Peter Braun and Claudio Defila and Guido Domenighetti and Leticia Grize and Werner Karrer and Harriet Keller-Wossidlo and Tullio C. Medici and Annie Peeters and Andr{\'e} Paul Perruchoud and Christian Schindler and Martin H. Schoeni and Joel Schwartz and Gianmaria Solari and J. M. Tschopp and Beat Villiger},
  journal={Sozial- und Pr{\"a}ventivmedizin},
  year={1997},
  volume={42},
  pages={67-84}
}
SAPALDIA-the Swiss Study on Air Pollution and Lung Diseases in Adults-focuses on the long term health effects of low to moderate levels of air pollutants as typically seen in different parts of Switzerland. The aim of the SAPALDIA cross-sectional study carried out in 1991 was to determine the prevalence of bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic conditions in the adult population of Switzerland and to identify and to determine the respective importance of potentially influencing… CONTINUE READING
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