Morbidity Forecast in Cities: A Study of Urban Air Pollution and Respiratory Diseases in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba, Brazil

Morbidity Forecast in Cities: A Study of Urban Air Pollution and Respiratory Diseases in the... J Urban Health https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-018-0271-5 Morbidity Forecast in Cities: A Study of Urban Air Pollution and Respiratory Diseases in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba, Brazil Fabio Teodoro de Souza The New York Academy of Medicine 2018 Abstract In the last two decades, urbanization has in- Introduction tensified, and in Brazil, about 90% of the population now lives in urban centers. Atmospheric patterns have The sustainability of large cities is influenced by the changed owing to the high growth rate of cities, with balance of consumption, disposal, and environmental negative consequences for public health. This research capacity [1]. A current challenge is understanding the aims to elucidate the spatial patterns of air pollution and complex patterns of air pollution effects on the environ- respiratory diseases. A data-based model to aid local ment and human health, and proposal of sustainable urban management to improve public health policies solutions to mitigate adverse effects [2]. Observations concerning air pollution is described. An example of of atmospheric combustion-related constituents have data preparation and multivariate analysis with invento- been used to characterize anthropogenic emissions [3]. ries from different cities in the Metropolitan Region of The carbon cycle and its interaction with the climate in Curitiba was http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Urban Health Springer Journals

Morbidity Forecast in Cities: A Study of Urban Air Pollution and Respiratory Diseases in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba, Brazil

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by The New York Academy of Medicine
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Medicine & Public Health; Public Health; Health Informatics; Epidemiology
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1099-3460
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1468-2869
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10.1007/s11524-018-0271-5
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J Urban Health https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-018-0271-5 Morbidity Forecast in Cities: A Study of Urban Air Pollution and Respiratory Diseases in the Metropolitan Region of Curitiba, Brazil Fabio Teodoro de Souza The New York Academy of Medicine 2018 Abstract In the last two decades, urbanization has in- Introduction tensified, and in Brazil, about 90% of the population now lives in urban centers. Atmospheric patterns have The sustainability of large cities is influenced by the changed owing to the high growth rate of cities, with balance of consumption, disposal, and environmental negative consequences for public health. This research capacity [1]. A current challenge is understanding the aims to elucidate the spatial patterns of air pollution and complex patterns of air pollution effects on the environ- respiratory diseases. A data-based model to aid local ment and human health, and proposal of sustainable urban management to improve public health policies solutions to mitigate adverse effects [2]. Observations concerning air pollution is described. An example of of atmospheric combustion-related constituents have data preparation and multivariate analysis with invento- been used to characterize anthropogenic emissions [3]. ries from different cities in the Metropolitan Region of The carbon cycle and its interaction with the climate in Curitiba was

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Journal of Urban HealthSpringer Journals

Published: May 29, 2018

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