3 edition of Air pollution and infant health found in the catalog.
Air pollution and infant health
Janet M. Currie
|Statement||Janet Currie, Matthew Neidell.|
|Series||NBER working paper series -- no. 10251., Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 10251.|
|Contributions||Neidell, Matthew, 1972-, National Bureau of Economic Research.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||36,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
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Effects of Air Pollution on Health at Birth. Two landmark studies of air pollution were among the first to try to measure the causal effect of air pollution on infant health (Chay & Greenstone, a, b).In the first (Chay & Greenstone, a), counties that were out of compliance with new pollution thresholds of the U.S.
Clean Air Acts were required to lower pollution, while counties with Cited by: 5. In June ofNIEHS helped kick off the My Air, My Health Challenge, a year-long competition among tech-savvy innovators to develop a personal, portable air pollution sensor that would measure both air pollution and the physiological responses of the individual being exposed to it.
The project came to a close in June when the company. Air Pollution and Health is the first fully comprehensive and current account of air pollution science and it impact on human health.
It ranges in scope from meteorology, atmospheric chemistry, and particle physics to the causes and scope of allergic reactions. Air Pollution and Infant Health: What Can We Learn From California's Recent Experience Janet Currie, Matthew Neidell.
NBER Working Paper No. Issued in January NBER Program(s):Health Economics, Children, Environment and Energy Economics. We examine the impact of air pollution on infant death in California over the s. The primary goal of pollution abatement is to protect human health, but there is still much debate about the specific health effects.
This paper addresses this issue by examining the impact of air pollution on infant health in New Jersey over the by: many of which also report a link between air pollution and infant health, although some do not. For example, Lipfert, Zhang, and Wyzga () find that while they can replicate previous findings of a negative effect of PM10 on infant health, the result is not robust to changes in specification.
A link between air pollution and infant health has long been suspected, although the exact biological mechanisms through which it occurs are not known. We also know little about what levels of these pollutants are sufficient to affect infant mortality (death in the first year of.
The authors — 1) developed a flexible, discrete-time, hazard model to estimate probability of infant death due to air pollution; 2) used case-control sampling to reduce the number of observations; and 3) developed models to estimate the probability of fetal death and low birth weight to investigate the effects of prenatal exposure.
3 I Air Pollution and the Health of New Yorkers: The Impact of Fine Particles and Ozone Executive Summary Air pollution is a leading environmental threat to the health of urban populations overall and specifically to New York City residents.
Clean air laws and regulations have improved the air quality in New York and most other large cities, but. “This study highlights that air pollution may contribute to a health effect, which contributes substantially to infant mortality as well as lifelong health effects in survivors,” institute Author: Jia Naqvi.
Achieving the reduced infant mortality observed in this study required the investment of considerable resources in pollution control. These resources could have been used to produce other important outcomes—including, for example, improvements in pre- and post-natal health care for infants and expanded educational programs to reduce smoking.
A new UNICEF report has found that 17 million infants around the world are breathing toxic air that can severely affect brain development. Downloadable (with restrictions).
We examine the impact of three "criteria" air pollutants on infant health in New Jersey in the s by combining information about mother's residential location from birth certificates with information from air quality monitors. Our work offers three important innovations.
First, we use the exact addresses of mothers to select those closest to air monitors to. Downloadable. We examine the impact of air pollution on infant death in California over the s.
Our work offers several innovations: First, many previous studies examine populations subject to far greater levels of pollution. In contrast, the experience of California in the s is clearly relevant to current debates over the regulation of pollution.
Air Pollution By Jeremy Colls Spon Press, (2nd edition) Read preview Overview. WHO: Air Pollution a Continuing Health Threat in World's Cities By Currie, Donya The Nation's Health, Vol. 42, No. 1, February Read preview Overview. From Good Intentions to Proven Interventions: Effectiveness of Actions to Reduce the Health Impacts of Air.
TRENDS IN POLLUTION CONCENTRATIONS AND INFANT HEALTH A. Trends in Mean Pollution Levels over Time Figure 4 provides a graphical representation of the trends in national air and water quality.
Panel A plots the average air quality measured across cities, by pollutant, from to Cited by: This book presents an assessment of research data gathered over the last decade, and provides conclusions concerning the risks posed by ambient air pollutants to various aspects of children's health.
The authors of this evaluation, constituting a WHO Working Group, comprise leading scientists active in epidemiology, toxicology and public health. Introduction.
Air pollution has become an important public health concern for most cities in the world. Evidence is mounting that exposure to ambient levels of air pollution has several health impacts ranging from cause-specific mortality and morbidity in adults and the elderly (Brunekreef and Holgate,Kampa and Castanas, ) to impacts in early life (Hajat et al., ) and during Cited by: EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION ON HEALTH AT BIRTH Two landmark studies of air po llution were among the ﬁrst to try to measure the causal effect of air pollution on infant health (Chay & Greenstone, a, b).
In the ﬁrst (Chay & Greenstone, a), counties that were out of compliance with new pollution thresholds of the U.S. Clean Air Acts were. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
pollution on infant health in developing countries, where baseline levels of air pollution are substantially higher (Arceo-Gomez, Hanna, and Oliva, ; Currie and Vogl, ). respiratory failure.
These facts suggest that air pollution could be implicated in infant deaths. Air pollution could also affect fetal health: Some pollutants are known to cross the placenta, or to disrupt the flow of blood to the fetus and may therefore affect the fetus directly. Others may impair the health of the mother (e.g.
by weakening. Get this from a library. Air pollution and infant health: what can we learn from California's recent experience?. [Janet M Currie; Matthew Neidell; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- "We examine the impact of air pollution on infant death in California over the s. Our work offers several innovations: First, many previous studies examine populations subject to far greater.
A report by the World Health Organization summarizes the latest research on linkages between air pollution and child health.
The report distinguishes between ambient air pollution and household air pollution and their sources, noting that air pollution was linked to the deaths of approximatelychildren under 5 years old in A link between air pollution and infant health has long been suspected.
But we know little about what levels of pollutants cause health problems either to fetuses in the womb or newborns. - Many previous studies focus on much higher pollution levels (e.g. the “London fog”).
- Epidemiological research has produced inconsistent results. Size: KB. Reducing exposure to air pollution may be one approach to decrease bronchiolitis occurrence," said Michael Brauer, Sc.D., professor at the School of.
When Pollution Threatens the Health of the Baby on the Way of research trying to look at the effects of pollution on infant health,” Currie says.
with the possibility that very local air Author: Michael O. Schroeder. Air pollution is associated with respiratory problems, asthma, premature births, infant mortality, and deficient lung growth.
Below are policies and resources that can educate health professionals about the toll air pollution takes on children, which may inspired them to become involved in community efforts to improve air quality and serve as. This invaluable volume, the third in the series Air Pollution Reviews, addresses particular questions relating to air pollution and its effect on health.
It deals with the impact of nasal disease on lung exposure, how pollutants are distributed within the lung, and the uncertainties with Format: Hardcover. Air Pollution and Infant Health: What Can We Learn From California's Recent Experience?∗ We examine the impact of air pollution on infant death in California over the s.
Our work offers several innovations: First, many previous studies examine populations subject to far greater levels of pollution. Environmental Health Policy Brief Infant Mortality and Air Pollution April A Key Points Infant mortality rates are disproportionately high among African Americans in Michigan.
Research finds air pollution is linked to infant mortality, as well as low birth weight and preterm birth - both of which contribute to infant mortality Size: KB.
Air pollution is the introduction of natural or built environment. The atmosphere is a complex natural gaseous system that is essential to support life on planet Earth.
Stratospheric ozone depletion due to air pollution has been recognized as a threat to human health as well as to the Earth's ecosystems. Indoor air pollution and urban air quality are listed as two of the world’s worst. Air pollution is a major concern of new civilized world, which has a serious toxicological impact on human health and the environment.
It has a number of different emission sources, but motor. Air Pollution and Infant Health: What Can We Learn From California's Recent Experience Article in Quarterly Journal of Economics (3) August. Concern about the impact of air pollution has led governments and local authorities across the world to regulate, among other things, the burning of fossil fuels, industrial effluence, cigarette smoke, and aerosols.
This legislation has often followed dramatic findings about the impact of pollution on human health. At the same time there have been significant developments in our ability to Reviews: 1.
The World Health Organization has identified ambient air pollution as a high public health priority, indicating the relationship of air pollution with increased mortality and shortened life expectancy .Inlife expectancy at birth in twenty seven countries in the European Union [EU] was among the highest in the world — almost 76 years for men and 82 years for women [13, 14].Cited by: 7.
Study design. Time-series is the typical design in air pollution epidemiology, and it has been used to study preterm birth and fetal death (Pereira et al.,Sagiv et al., ).Under this design, population-aggregated daily counts of health events relating to daily levels of pollutants are by: 2.
Review: Air-Pollution, Climate Change and India’s Choice Between Policy and Pretence by Dean Spears Air pollution results in babies born with low height and also leads to higher infant mortality.
exists indicating a causal link between air pollution and children’s health. Air pol-lution affects children as early as the prenatal period, affecting lung development and increasing the risk of infant death.
Air pollutants at concentrations common FOREWORD 1 The “Systematic Review of Health Aspects of Air Pollution in Europe” project. With an estimated million pounds of carbon dioxide released into the air every second, air pollution is at a record high and is a growing public health issue.
The Center for Disease Control correlates air pollution with heart and respiratory ailments, such as heart disease, stroke, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and. AIR POLLUTION – Proceedings of the United States Technical Conference on Air Pollution. McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., West 42nd Street, New York pp., illus., charts, tables.
$ (An indispensable source for information on technical, health, agricultural, and other aspects of air pollution.) *AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT MANUAL.Synopsis. This study quantifies the impacts of air pollution and related regulations on infant mortality in China. To establish causality, Dr.
Tanaka exploits plausibly exogenous variations in air quality generated by environmental regulations since The World Health Organization recommends that countries establish rigorous air-pollution standards of an annual mean of 10 μg m –3 for PM and 20 μg m –3 for PM Author: Nature Magazine.