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|Title:||Mortality impacts of sulphur concetrations in 20 European cities in the APHEKOM Project|
Le Tertre, A
|Keywords:||Sulphur content;Mortality;SO2 concentrations|
|Citation:||2011 Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE), Barcelona, Spain|
|Abstract:||The implementation of three EU directives to reduce sulphur content in fuel was assessed for mortality impacts in 20 European cities, between 1990 and 2007 in the APHEKOM project. This specific study aimed to examine whether different lag structures apply to the relationships between cardiovascular and respiratory events and SO2 concentrations, which will therefore result in differences in mortality impacts from regulation implementation. Prior evidence has shown that cardiovascular mortality is more likely to be affected by SO2 concentrations on the same or the previous day of the event, while respiratory mortality more likely to show a delayed effect of exposure to the same pollutant.|
|Appears in Collections:||Dept of Life Sciences Research Papers|
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