Potential Confounding of Particulate Mater on the Short-Term Association Between Ozone and Mortality in Multi-Site Time Series Studies

BACKGROUND: A critical question regarding the association between short-term exposure to ozone and mortality is the extent to which this relationship is confounded by ambient exposure to particles.

Citation

BELL, M. L., J. KIM, AND F. DOMINICI. Potential Confounding of Particulate Mater on the Short-Term Association Between Ozone and Mortality in Multi-Site Time Series Studies. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, 115(11):1591-5, (2007).