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Comparing models of the effect of air pollutants on hospital admissions and symptoms for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
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PMID:  23441395     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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There is an increasing interest in the use of hospital admission for Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in studies of short-term exposure effects attributed to air pollutants. However, little is known about the effect of air pollutants on COPD symptoms. This study was undertaken to determine whether there was an association between air pollutant levels and both hospital admissions and symptoms for COPD. For model comparison, we present Generalized Linear Model, Generalized Additive Model and a general approach for Bayesian inference via Markov chain Monte Carlo in generalized additive model. Furthermore, for comparing the predictive accuracy, Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) approach is given.
Authors:
Mehmet Ali Cengiz; Yuksel Terzi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Central European journal of public health     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1210-7778     ISO Abbreviation:  Cent. Eur. J. Public Health     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-02-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9417324     Medline TA:  Cent Eur J Public Health     Country:  Czech Republic    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  282-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Statistics, University of Ondokuz Mayis, Samsun, Turkey. macengiz@omu.edu.tr
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