Hospital and Primary Health Care Admissions Due to Respiratory Diseases in Warsaw (Poland) During the Smog Episode in January 2017 in Comparison to January 2016

P Dąbrowiecki , P.O. Czechowski , T. Owczarek , A Chciałowski , Artur Jerzy Badyda


Coal and wood burning in individual households is one of the most important cause of pccrair quality in Poland. This process is responsible for 59.6% and 532% of fine {PM2_5l and coarse {PMm) particulate matter emission respectively. Togetherwith unfavorable meteorological conditions {themtal inversion, high atmospheric pressure, no wind, no precipitation) these emission sources are conductive to the formation of smog episodes. Materials and Methods: Air quality (PM25 and PM“) concentrations} in Warsaw and admissions due to selected respiratory exacerbations in January 201 T and January 2016 has been compared. The analyses were limited to Warsaw {medical information from this city only has been made available). Data on hospital admissions, visits to primary health care and specialist outpatient care has been received from the National Health Fund and data on the concentration of air pollutants {particulate matter) from the Chief Inspectorate of Environmental Protection and Regional Inspectorate of Environmental Protection. The data has been analyzed using the analysis of variance (ANOVA) and tlle comparison test between two proportions. All of the results has been considered as statistically significant for p-value
Publication typeOriginal work published as abstract
Author P Dąbrowiecki
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, P.O. Czechowski
P.O. Czechowski,,
, T. Owczarek
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, A Chciałowski
A Chciałowski,,
, Artur Jerzy Badyda (FEE / DISEQR)
Artur Jerzy Badyda,,
- Department of Informationa Science and Environment Quality Research
Journal seriesAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, ISSN 1073-449X, (A 50 pkt)
Issue year2018
Publication size in sheets0.3
ConferenceAmerican Thoracic Society 2018 International Conference (ATS 2018), 18-05-2018 - 23-05-2018, San Diego, Stany Zjednoczone
Keywords in Polishchoroby układu oddechowego, smog
ASJC Classification2706 Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine; 2740 Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
Languageen angielski
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Publication indicators WoS Citations = 0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2018 = 3.201; WoS Impact Factor: 2018 = 16.494 (2) - 2018=15.196 (5)
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