Effects of Chronic Exposure to Ozone on Lung Function

Investigator: John Balmes, MD
Sponsor: University of California Berkeley

Location(s): United States


We recruited University of California, Berkeley students (n=255) who were lifelong residents of the Los Angeles and San Francisco Bay areas and who never smoked. Lifetime exposures to O3, small particulate matter (PM10), and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) were based on spatial interpolation of compliance monitor measurements to all residences at which students lived