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A GEE moving average analysis of the relationship between air pollution and mortality for asthma in Barcelona, Spain

Author
Marc, S.; Aurelio, T.; Muñoz, M.P.; Campbell , M.J.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Statistics in medicine
Date of publication
1999-08
Volume
18
Number
16
First page
2077
Last page
2086
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/9542 Open in new window
Abstract
Several studies have assessed the association between air pollution and hospital admissions or emergency room visits for asthma. Because of both the presence of missing data and the small number of observations, the relationship between air pollution and mortality for respiratory causes has been rarely analysed, and when it has, the results are very inconclusive or even inconsistent. The objective of this study is to assess the relation between levels of air pollutants (black smoke, sulphur diox...
Citation
Marc, S. [et al.]. A GEE moving average analysis of the relationship between air pollution and mortality for asthma in Barcelona, Spain. "Statistics in medicine", Agost 1999, vol. 18, núm. 16, p. 2077-2086.
Group of research
LIAM - Laboratory of Information Analysis and Modelling

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