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Table 4 Effect of 10% increase in pollutant concentration on asthma outpatient visits (%)

From: Spatiotemporal analysis of air pollution and asthma patient visits in Taipei, Taiwan

  0-day lag 1-day lag 2-day lags
Mode 1          
Pollutants Mean 95% LCI 95% UCI Mean 95% LCI 95%UCI Mean 95% LCI 95%UCI
PM10 0.34* 0.22 0.46 0.14* 0.02 0.26 0.19* 0.11 0.27
SO2 0.44* 0.31 0.57 0.25* 0.16 0.35 0.13* 0.02 0.24
O3 0.08* 0.03 0.14 0.13* 0.09 0.18 0.11* 0.05 0.16
NO2 0.65* 0.48 0.83 0.24* 0.06 0.42 0.11 -0.08 0.29
Model 2          
PM10 0.20* 0.01 0.39 -0.05 -0.18 0.09 0.14* 0.01 0.28
SO2 0.27* 0.12 0.41 0.19* 0.05 0.32 0.03 -0.12 0.18
O3 -0.13* -0.24 -0.01 0.06 -0.01 0.12 0.07* 0.00 0.15
NO2 0.30* 0.16 0.45 -0.03 -0.30 0.25 0.00 -0.25 0.24
  1. Model 1: Single pollutant model.
  2. Model 2: Four pollutants model.
  3. *Statistically significant.