Association of low-level ozone and fine particles with respiratory symptoms in children with asthma.

TitleAssociation of low-level ozone and fine particles with respiratory symptoms in children with asthma.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsGent, JF, Triche, EW, Holford, TR, Belanger, K, Bracken, MB, Beckett, WS, Leaderer, BP
JournalJAMA : the journal of the American Medical Association
Volume290
Issue14
Pagination1859-67
Date Published2003 Oct 8
ISSN1538-3598
KeywordsAir Pollutants, Air pollution, Anti-Asthmatic Agents, Asthma, Child, Child, Preschool, Cohort Studies, Connecticut, Dyspnea, Female, Humans, Male, Massachusetts, Ozone, Particle Size, Respiratory Sounds, Severity of Illness Index
Abstract

Exposure to ozone and particulate matter of 2.5 microm or less (PM2.5) in air at levels above current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards is a risk factor for respiratory symptoms in children with asthma.

Alternate JournalJAMA