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- Jung, Kyung Hwa; Perzanowski, Matthew; Rundle, Andrew; Moors, Kathleen; Yan, Beizhan; Chillrud, Steven N.; Whyatt, Robin; Camann, David; Perera, Frederica P.; Miller, Rachel L.
- Environmental Research 2014 v.128 pp. 35-41
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; air; air pollution; asthma; benzo(a)pyrene; body mass index; childhood; childhood obesity; children; combustion; emissions; environmental health; equations; models; monitoring; pollutants; polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; questionnaires; risk factors; traffic; urban population
- ... Exposure to traffic-related air pollutants, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) from traffic emissions and other combustion sources, and childhood obesity, have been implicated as risk factors for developing asthma. However, the interaction between these two on asthma among young urban children has not been studied previously.Exposure to early childhood PAHs was measured by two week ...
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- Pearson, John F.; Bachireddy, Chethan; Shyamprasad, Sangameswaran; Goldfine, Allison B.; Brownstein, John S.
- Diabetes care 2010 v.33 no.10 pp. 2196-2201
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; income; education; models; guidelines; human health; pollutants; regression analysis; particulates; risk factors; air; health insurance; obesity; population density; diabetes; nationalities and ethnic groups; air pollution; adverse effects; adults; United States
- ... OBJECTIVE: Recent studies have drawn attention to the adverse effects of ambient air pollutants such as particulate matter 2.5 (PM2.5) on human health. We evaluated the association between PM2.5 exposure and diabetes prevalence in the U.S. and explored factors that may influence this relationship. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: The relationship between PM2.5 levels and diagnosed diabetes prevalence ...
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