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  • Preliminary material (205KB PDF)
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
  • Body section (523KB PDF)
    1. Introduction
      • Components of air pollution
      • Health effect estimates
      • Air pollution and incidence data
    2. Key challenges
      • Regional variation
      • Time and lag effects
      • Measurement methods
      • Age ranges
      • Baseline incidence
      • Data gaps
      • Exposure-response relationship
      • Co-linearity
    3. Previous research
      • Mortality
      • Hospitalisation
        • Sydney
        • Melbourne
        • Brisbane
        • Perth
        • Multiple cities
    4. Proposed methodology
      • Effect estimate selection
      • Data modifications to account for the unknown exposure-response relationship
      • Notes on the hospital data analysis
    5. Results
    6. Conclusions and future challenges
  • End matter (146KB PDF)
    • Appendix A: Key pollutants
      • Particulate matter (PM)
        • Main sources
        • Main measuring techniques
        • Recent trends
      • Ozone (O3)
        • Main sources
        • Main measuring technique
        • Recent trends
      • Nitrogen dioxide (NO2)
        • Main sources
        • Main measuring technique
        • Recent trends
      • Carbon monoxide (CO)
        • Main sources
        • Main measuring technique
        • Recent trends
      • Sulfur dioxide (SO2)
        • Main sources
        • Main measuring technique
        • Recent trends
    • References