Estimating the burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution (ambient PM2.5 and ambient ozone) in South Africa for 2000, 2006 and 2012

Authors

  • R A Roomaney Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • E Cairncross Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • M Tesfaye Department of Research and Innovation, South African Weather Service, Centurion, South Africa
  • T Kapwata Environment and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa
  • N Abdelatif Biostatistics Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • C Olivier Department of Research and Innovation, South African Weather Service, Centurion, South Africa
  • K Mathibela Department of Research and Innovation, South African Weather Service, Centurion, South Africa
  • A Cois Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Division of Health Systems and Public Health, Department of Global Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
  • I Neethling Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; Institute for Lifecourse Development, University of Greenwich, London, UK
  • J Botai Department of Research and Innovation, South African Weather Service, Centurion, South Africa
  • E B Turawa Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • O F Awotiwon Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • K Chetty Department of South African Air Quality Information Systems, South African Weather Service, Centurion, South Africa
  • B Nojilana Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa
  • C Y Wright Environment and Health Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Pretoria, South Africa; Department of Geography, Geoinformatics and Meteorology, Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • R Pacella Institute for Lifecourse Development, University of Greenwich, London, UK
  • D Bradshaw Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • V Pillay-van Wyk Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2022.v112i8b.16483

Keywords:

cardiopulmonary disease, acute respiratory infections, Air pollution

Abstract

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Roomaney RA, Cairncross E, Tesfaye M, Kapwata T, Abdelatif N, Olivier C, et al. Estimating the burden of disease attributable to ambient air pollution (ambient PM2.5 and ambient ozone) in South Africa for 2000, 2006 and 2012. S Afr Med J [Internet]. 2022 Sep. 30 [cited 2024 May 19];112(8B):705-17. Available from: https://samajournals.co.za/index.php/samj/article/view/215

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