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- Hendryx, Michael; Luo, Juhua; Chen, Bo-Chiuan
- Environmental Research 2014 v.133 pp. 36-41
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; air; air pollution; carcinogens; cardiovascular diseases; emissions; females; health insurance; higher education; inventories; males; metals; mortality; nationalities and ethnic groups; obesity; pollutants; poverty; regression analysis; unemployment; United States
- ... This study analyzed Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) discharges in association with covariate-adjusted total and cardiovascular mortality rates for males and females in US counties.Average annual county-level reported releases from TRI facilities measured in pounds per square mile which were calculated for the years1990–1999, and tested for associations with age-adjusted mortality rates for 2006–201 ...
- 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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