A Methodology of Assessment of Air Pollution Health Impact Based on Structural Longitudinal Modeling of Hierarchical Systems and Fuzzy Algorithm: Application to... Academic Article uri icon


  • Results: The proposed methodology was used to analyze data collected from lung function measurements in 165 children from February-September 2002 (about 4000 individual daily records). The subject variables were age, gender, body-mass index, and place of residency. The meteorological variables included daily maximum temperature, average humidity and barometric pressure. The air-pollutant variables were suspended particles, ozone, nitrogen and sulphur oxides. In addition, the effects were studied up to a 3-day lag. The results …

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  • November 1, 2006