Differential effects of size-specific particulate matter on emergency department visits for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in Guangzhou, ChinaWOS
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), Volume 243, Issue Pt A, 2018, Pages 336-345.
Keywords:Air pollutionCardiorespiratory morbidityConcentration-response relationDistributed lag non-linear modelParticulate matter
Overall, the three size-specific PM demonstrated distinct acute and cumulative effects on the cardiorespiratory diseases. PM and PMc would have significant effects on pneumonia and RTI. Strategies should be considered to further reduce levels of ambient PM and PMc.