WIT Press


Air-pollution-dependent Changes In The Morbidity Of Children

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR000751

Volume

42

Pages

7

Published

2000

Size

678 kb

Author(s)

O. Herbarth, U. Diez, G.J. Fritz, T. Kroessner, P. Krumbiegel, I. Lehmann, G. Metzner, A. Muller, M. Rehwagen, M. Richter, R. Schulz, H. Wetzig & M. Borte

Abstract

One of the aims of the studies presented here was to determine the extent to which differing and changing air pollution exposure scenarios are reflected in differences in the prevalences of certain diseases in children. Significant changes in the air pollution burden of the region led to this investigation. Starting off with a very high morbidity of bronchitis, it could be demonstrated that, depending on the outdoor level of SO], the morbidity decre

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