Short-term effects of air pollution on mortality in the Klang valley, Malaysia / Wan Rozita Wan Mahiyuddin

Wan Mahiyuddin, Wan Rozita (2012) Short-term effects of air pollution on mortality in the Klang valley, Malaysia / Wan Rozita Wan Mahiyuddin. In: The Doctoral Research Abstracts. IPSis Biannual Publication, 1 . Institute of Graduate Studies, UiTM, Shah Alam.

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Abstract

The problem of urban air pollution is felt worldwide and transcends national boundaries. Malaysia’s goal to be a fully industrialized country by 2020 has started impacting on the quality of air in major cities. The main objective of this study is to estimate the mortality risk attributed to air pollution in Klang Valley, Malaysia, based on a sevenyear daily data from 2000 to 2006. The mortality data were provided by the Statistics Department. The daily level of five main pollutants, namely, particulate matter less than 10 g/m3 (PM10), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), sulfur dioxide (SO2), ozone (O3) and carbon monoxide (CO ) were obtained from the Department of Environment, while relevant meteorological information was obtained from the Meteorological Services Department.

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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Dissertations, Academic. Preparation of theses > Malaysia
Divisions: Institut Pengajian Siswazah (IPSis) : Institute of Graduate Studies (IGS)
Series Name: IPSis Biannual Publication
Volume: 1
Item ID: 19103
Uncontrolled Keywords: Abstract; Abstract of thesis; Newsletter; Research information; Doctoral graduates; IPSis; IGS; UiTM; air pollution
Last Modified: 11 Jun 2018 00:59
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 2
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/19103

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