Short-Term Effects of Fine Particulate Air Pollution on Ischemic Heart Disease Hospitalizations in Taipei: A Case-Crossover Study

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This study was undertaken to determine whether there was a correlation between fine particles (PM2.5) levels and hospital admissions for ischemic heart disease (IHD) in Taipei, Taiwan. Hospital admissions for IHD and ambient air pollution data for Taipei were obtained for the period from 2006–2010. The relative risk of hospital admissions was estimated… (More)

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