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Respiratory and atopic conditions in children two to four years after the 2014 Hazelwood coalmine fire

Willis, Gabriela; Chappell, Kate; Williams, Stephanie; Melody, Shannon M.; Wheeler, Amanda; Dalton, Marita; Dharmage, Shyamali; Zosky, Graeme R.; Johnston, Fay

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Objective: To evaluate associations between exposure during early life to mine fire smoke and parent-reported indicators of respiratory and atopic illness 2-4 years later. Design, setting: The Hazelwood coalmine fire exposed a regional Australian community to markedly increased air pollution during February - March 2014. During June 2016 - October 2018 we conducted a prospective cohort study of children from the Latrobe Valley. Participants: Seventy-nine children exposed to smoke in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/269846
Source: Medical Journal of Australia
DOI: 10.5694/mja2.50719

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