Stroke and long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution from nitrogen dioxide: a cohort study

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Zorana Jovanovic Andersen, Luise Cederkvist Kristiansen, Klaus K Andersen, Tom S Olsen, Martin Hvidberg, Steen S Jensen, Matthias Ketzel, Steffen Loft, Mette Sørensen, Anne Tjønneland, Kim Overvad, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen

Years of exposure to tobacco smoke substantially increase the risk for stroke. Whether long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution can lead to stroke is not yet established. We examined the association between long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and incident and fatal stroke in a prospective cohort study.
Original languageEnglish
JournalStroke
Volume43
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)320-5
Number of pages6
ISSN0039-2499
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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