Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and risk of hospitalization with community-acquired pneumonia in older adults.

TitleLong-term exposure to ambient air pollution and risk of hospitalization with community-acquired pneumonia in older adults.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsNeupane, B, Jerrett, M, Burnett, RT, Marrie, T, Arain, A, Loeb, M
JournalAmerican journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume181
Issue1
Pagination47-53
Date Published2010 Jan 1
ISSN1535-4970
KeywordsAged, Air Pollutants, Case-Control Studies, Community-Acquired Infections, Emergency Service, Hospital, Female, Hospitalization, Humans, Incidence, Male, Nitric Oxide, Odds Ratio, Ontario, Particulate Matter, Pneumonia, Risk Factors, Time
Abstract

Little is known about the long-term effects of air pollution on pneumonia hospitalization in the elderly.

Alternate JournalAm. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med.