Short-term effects of air pollution on health: a European approach using epidemiological time-series data. The APHEA project: background, objectives, design.

@article{Katsouyanni1995ShorttermEO,
  title={Short-term effects of air pollution on health: a European approach using epidemiological time-series data. The APHEA project: background, objectives, design.},
  author={Klea Katsouyanni and Denis Zmirou and C Spix and Jordi Sunyer and Jan Schouten and A. P{\"o}nk{\"a} and Hugh Ross HR Anderson and Yvon Le Moullec and Bogdan Wojtyniak and Maria Angela Vigotti},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={1030-8}
}
Recent studies investigating the adverse health effects of air pollution indicate that effects exist around and below the current national and international air quality guidelines and standards. However, the difficult methodological issues involved, and the diversity of analytical techniques so far applied, hinder direct between-study comparability and the drawing of clear conclusions. The APHEA (Air Pollution on Health: European Approach) project is an attempt to provide quantitative estimates… CONTINUE READING

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