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Table 2 Rate ratios for respiratory diseases associated with each interquartile range increase in PM2.5 concentration in different age group in Lima province, Peru, 2011–2015a

From: Association of PM2.5 concentration with health center outpatient visits for respiratory diseases of children under 5 years old in Lima, Peru

Health center outpatients visitsnRRIC 95%p-value
All ALRI < 5 yr2654.6991.061.041.07< 0.001
ALRI < 2 mths136.1731.061.041.090.01
ALRI 2 mths- < 1 yr780.7331.061.041.070.00
ALRI 1- < 5 years1737.791.061.051.08< 0.001
All Pneu < 5 yr18.6671.171.111.23< 0.001
PNEU 2-11 mths6.4441.191.101.280.02
PNEU 1- < 5 years12.2231.161.091.22< 0.001
All Asthma < 5 yr426.0721.101.081.12< 0.001
Acute bronchiolitis/ Asthma < 2 years242.6571.101.081.13< 0.001
Acute bronchiolitis/ Asthma 2- < 5 years183.4151.111.081.13< 0.001
  1. aALRI acute lower respiratory infections, PNEU pneumonia, RR rate ratio, CI confidence interval. Negative binomial Model adjusted by temperature, relative humidity, season, year and districts. Average district-level PM2.5 during the same week (lag 0) was used as exposure