Self-reported history of stroke and long-term living conditions near air pollution sources: results of a national epidemiological study in Lebanon.
- Pascale Salameh,
- Rita Farah,
- Souheil Hallit,
- Rouba Karen Zeidan,
- Mirna N Chahine,
- Roland Asmar,
- Hassan Hosseini
Environ Monit Assess 2018 Feb 20;190(3):153. Epub 2018 Feb 20.
Department of Neurology, Henri Mondor Hospital AP-HP, Creteil, France.
Stroke is a disease related to high mortality and morbidity, particularly in developing countries. Some studies have linked self-reported indoor and outdoor pollution to stroke and mini-stroke, while some others showed no association. Our objective was to assess this association in Lebanon, a Middle Eastern developing country. Read More