The adverse effect of low levels of ambient air pollutants on lung function growth in preadolescent children.

@article{Jedrychowski1999TheAE,
  title={The adverse effect of low levels of ambient air pollutants on lung function growth in preadolescent children.},
  author={Wiesław A. Jedrychowski and Elżbieta Flak and Emilia Mr{\'o}z},
  journal={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={1999},
  volume={107 8},
  pages={
          669-74
        }
}
The main purpose of our study was to assess the effect of low concentrations of ambient air pollution on lung function growth in preadolescent children. We accounted for height velocity over the follow-up period and also for other possible confounders such as baseline anthropometric and physiologic characteristics of children. In addition to outdoor air pollution, we considered the possible effects of social class and exposure to indoor pollutants such as gas stove fumes or environmental… CONTINUE READING

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