Worldwide perspective on air pollution by comparing loss of life expectancy with other risk factors
The study used a model to calculate worldwide exposure to PM2.5 and ozone pollution in combination with the Global Exposure Mortality Model (GEMM) to estimate disease-specific excess mortality and loss of life expectancy (LLE) in 2015.
The aim of this article is to inform the reader to excess mortality attributable to ambient air pollution on a global scale and compare to other risk factors.
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:
The effect of Air pollution in comparison with other risk factors.
- The sources of air pollution
- Annual years of life lost due to air pollution.
Instructions for this Module
- Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz that follows;
- You have three attempts to pass the quiz;
- The pass grade is 70%;
- You need to pass the quiz to claim your CPD certificate;
- Please click on the CPD certificate link below to claim your CPD certificate and to update your CPD Manager.
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