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Evaluating the long-term consequences of air pollution in early life: geographical correlations between coal consumption in 1951/1952 and current mortality in England and Wales

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OBJECTIVE:To evaluate associations between early life air pollution and subsequent mortality. DESIGN:Geographical study. SETTING:Local government districts within England and Wales. EXPOSURE:Routinely collected geographical data on the use of coal and related solid fuels in 1951-1952 were used as an index of air pollution. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES:We evaluated the relationship between these data and both all-cause and disease-specific mortality among men and women aged 35-74 years in local gover...

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0000-0002-9054-4655
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University of Oxford
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MSD
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Paediatrics
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Medical Research Council
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MC_UP_A620_1017
Publisher:
BMJ
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BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
8
Issue:
4
Article number:
e018231
Publication date:
2018-04-27
Acceptance date:
2018-03-22
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
29703847
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English
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pubs:847016
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uuid:f770add5-cbcc-4ad7-a7a4-a1af5fd0c6a2
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847016
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2019-06-28

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