The Po River Delta (North Italy) Indoor Epidemiological Study: Effects of Pollutant Exposure on Acute Respiratory Symptoms and Respiratory Function in Adults

@article{Simoni2002ThePR,
  title={The Po River Delta (North Italy) Indoor Epidemiological Study: Effects of Pollutant Exposure on Acute Respiratory Symptoms and Respiratory Function in Adults},
  author={Marzia Simoni and Laura Carrozzi and Sandra Baldacci and Antonio Scognamiglio and Francesco di Pede and T. Sapigni and Giovanni Viegi},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={57},
  pages={130 - 136}
}
Abstract The authors studied the effects of relatively low doses of nitrogen dioxide and respirable suspended particulate matter (i.e., < 2.5 μ) on acute respiratory symptoms and on peak expiratory flow in 383 adults (15–72 yr of age) who lived in the Po River Delta area, located near Venice. During 2 wk—1 wk in winter and 1 wk in summer—the authors monitored each participant's house to measure nitrogen dioxide (in parts per billion) and respirable suspended particulate (μg/m3) concentration… 
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