Short-term Association Between Meteorological Factors and Childhood Pneumonia Hospitalization in Hong Kong: A Time-series Study.

@article{Lam2019ShorttermAB,
  title={Short-term Association Between Meteorological Factors and Childhood Pneumonia Hospitalization in Hong Kong: A Time-series Study.},
  author={Holly Ching Yu Lam and Emily Ying Yang Chan and William B Goggins},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2019}
}
BACKGROUND Pneumonia is a common cause of childhood hospitalization. Both host and pathogen factors are associated with environmental conditions, but the associations between childhood pneumonia and meteorological variables are unclear. This study investigated the short-term associations between childhood pneumonia admissions and meteorological variables. METHODS A retrospective time-series analysis was conducted using distributed lagged nonlinear models. Daily pneumonia admissions among… 
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