Childhood Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter and Black Carbon and the Development of New Wheeze between Ages 5 and 7 in an Urban Prospective Cohort

(Environment International) Findings suggest that childhood exposure to indoor air pollution, much of which penetrated readily from outdoor sources, may contribute to the development of wheeze symptoms among children ages 5 to 7 years.

Jung, K. H., Hsu, S. I., Yan, B., Moors, K., Chillrud, S. N., Ross, J., Wang, S., Perzanowski, M. S., Kinney, P. L., Whyatt, R. M., Perera, F. P., & Miller, R. L. (2012). Childhood exposure to fine particulate matter and black carbon and the development of new wheeze between ages 5 and 7 in an urban prospective cohort. Environment International45, 44–50.

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