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Table 5 Effect of 10% increase in pollutant concentration on asthma emergency visits (%)

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

  0-day lag 1-day lag 2-day lags
Model 1          
Pollutants Mean 95% LCI 95% UCI Mean 95% LCI 95%UCI Mean 95% LCI 95%UCI
PM10 0.03 -0.24 0.29 0.15 -0.16 0.46 0.43* 0.22 0.65
SO2 -0.06 -0.27 0.14 -0.01 -0.20 0.19 0.17* 0.02 0.33
O3 -0.06 -0.24 0.13 0.00 -0.09 0.09 0.05 -0.07 0.17
NO2 -0.09 -0.47 0.28 0.16 -0.10 0.42 -0.05 -0.37 0.27
Model 2          
PM10 0.14 -0.17 0.44 0.16 -0.21 0.52 0.53* 0.27 0.79
SO2 -0.02 -0.26 0.21 -0.06 -0.28 0.17 0.10 -0.14 0.34
O3 -0.08 -0.25 0.09 -0.12 -0.19 -0.05 -0.04 -0.25 0.16
NO2 -0.15 -0.43 0.13 0.10 -0.19 0.38 -0.43 -0.86 0.00
  1. Model 1: Single pollutant model.
  2. Model 2: Four pollutants model.
  3. *Statistically significant.