Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study.

@article{Andersen2012StrokeAL,
  title={Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study.},
  author={Zorana J Andersen and Luise Cederkvist Kristiansen and Klaus K. Andersen and T S Olsen and Martin Hvidberg and Steen Solvang Jensen and Matthias Ketzel and Steffen Loft and Mette Sejr S\orensen and Anne Tj\onneland and Kim Overvad and Ole Raaschou-Nielsen},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={320-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Years of exposure to tobacco smoke substantially increase the risk for stroke. Whether long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution can lead to stroke is not yet established. We examined the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incident and fatal stroke in a prospective cohort study. METHODS We followed 57,053 participants of the Danish Diet, Cancer and Health cohort in the Hospital Discharge Register for the first-ever hospital… CONTINUE READING
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