Influence of traffic-related air pollutants on lung function

Artur Jerzy Badyda , P Dąbrowiecki , W Lubiński , P.O. Czechowski , G Majewski , A Chciałowski , Andrzej Kraszewski

Abstract

We investigated the influence of traffic-related air pollutants on respiratory function, with a focus on the non-smoking residents of the capital city of Warsaw in Poland, who lived close to busy streets. The results demonstrate that people living in some parts of the city show symptoms of bronchial obstruction over four times more often than those from the control group consisting of the inhabitants of a remote region in eastern Poland, with considerably less air pollution. Using multiple regression models it was shown that, apart from the place of living, the floor the apartment is situated on, the length of residence, allergy, and physical activity are the factors that significantly influence the forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) and the pseudo-Tiffenau index (FEV1/FVC).
Author Artur Jerzy Badyda (FEE / DISEQR)
Artur Jerzy Badyda,,
- Department of Informationa Science and Environment Quality Research
, P Dąbrowiecki - [Wojskowy Instytut Medycyny Lotniczej, Warsaw]
P Dąbrowiecki,,
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, W Lubiński - [Wojskowy Instytut Medycyny Lotniczej, Warsaw]
W Lubiński,,
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, P.O. Czechowski - [Akademia Morska w Gdyni]
P.O. Czechowski,,
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, G Majewski - [Szkola Glowna Gospodarstwa Wiejskiego]
G Majewski,,
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, A Chciałowski - [Wojskowy Instytut Medycyny Lotniczej, Warsaw]
A Chciałowski,,
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, Andrzej Kraszewski (FEE / DISEQR)
Andrzej Kraszewski,,
- Department of Informationa Science and Environment Quality Research
Pages229-235
Book Pokorski Mieczysław (eds.): Neurobiology of Respiration, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol. 788, 2013, Springer Netherlands, ISBN 978-94-007-6626-6, [Online ISBN 978-94-007-6627-3], 436 p., DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-6627-3
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ASJC Classification1300 General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology; 2700 General Medicine
DOIDOI:10.1007/978-94-007-6627-3_33
URL http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-94-007-6627-3_33
Languageen angielski
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Score (nominal)25
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ScoreMinisterial score = 25.0, 15-04-2020, BookChapterJournalSeries
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 25.0, 15-04-2020, BookChapterJournalSeries
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 13; Scopus Citations = 14; GS Citations = 15.0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2013 = 0.617; WoS Impact Factor: 2013 = 2.012 (2) - 2013=1.786 (5)
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