Skip to main content

Advertisement

Figure 2 | Immunity & Ageing

Figure 2

From: Air pollution and subclinical airway inflammation in the SALIA cohort study

Figure 2

Association of markers of inflammation with particles and NO 2 . Percentage changes and odds ratios with the corresponding 95% confidence intervals for inflammatory markers in exhaled breath condensate (E)* and in induced sputum (S)* for an increase by one interquartile range (IQR) of land-use regression modelled NO2(A), PM10 (B), PM2.5(C), PM2.5 absorbance (D), adjusted for age, smoking (current smoking, former smoking, never smoking), current passive smoking, indoor mould and socio-economic status by years of schooling. Number of women for each model: NO derivatives (E) =380, NO derivatives (S) =320, LTB4 (S) =320, pH (E) =377, 8-isoPGF (E) =360, IL-8 (S) =314, IL-1β (S) =316, TNF-α (S) =316, Total protein (S) =320, MMP-9 (S) =275, number of cells (S) =321, neutrophils (S) =317, LTB4 (E) =369, macrophages (S) =317, eosinophils (S) =317. *Due to place restriction in the figures we did not use the same abbreviations for exhaled breath condensate (EBC) and induced sputum (IS) as stated in the text.

Back to article page