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Your Environment. Your Health.

Air pollution in the Holy Cities of Saudi Arabia

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Centre University at Albany
Contact
David O. Carpenter
Principal Investigator
University at Albany
dcarpenter@albany.edu
Haider Khwaja
haider.khwaja@health.ny.gov
Description of cohort Air samples were collected for particulates, priority pollutants and organic compounds and concentrations related to daily changes in rates of hospitalization for cardiovascular and respiratory disease.
Location of cohort Mecca, Jeddah and Medina, Saudi Arabia
Chemicals/Exposures studied Priority air pollutants and organics
Health or social effects studied Daily changes in rates of hospitalization for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Samples collected Air pollutants
Questionnaires No
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