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Exposure to traffic-related air pollution and acute bronchitis in children: season and age as modifiers
  1. Lijun Bai1,2,
  2. Xi Su3,
  3. Desheng Zhao1,2,
  4. Yanwu Zhang1,2,
  5. Qiang Cheng1,2,
  6. Heng Zhang1,2,
  7. Shusi Wang1,2,
  8. Mingyu Xie1,2,
  9. Hong Su1,2
  1. 1 Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
  2. 2 Anhui Province Key Laboratory of Major Autoimmune Diseases, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui, China
  3. 3 Department of Academic Commerce, Anhui Medical Association, Hefei, Anhui, China
  1. Correspondence to Professor Hong Su, Department of Epidemiology and Health Statistics, School of Public Health, Anhui Medical University, Hefei, Anhui 230032, China; 271244914{at}qq.com

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  • Contributors LB had the original idea for the paper and is the guarantor of the study. XS and HS designed the study. DZ, YZ and QC collected the data and organised the information. LB, HZ and SW undertook and interpreted the analysis. LB wrote the first draft. MX contributed to manuscript revision, then this was revised critically for important intellectual content by the other authors. All authors read and approved the final revised manuscript.

  • Funding This work was funded by Anhui Natural Science Fund (no 1408085 MH159).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Detail has been removed from this case description/these case descriptions to ensure anonymity. The editors and reviewers have seen the detailed information available and are satisfied that the information backs up the case the authors are making.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Anhui Medical University Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors LB had the original idea for the paper and is the guarantor of the study. XS and HS designed the study. DZ, YZ and QC collected the data and organised the information. LB, HZ and SW undertook and interpreted the analysis. LB wrote the first draft. MX contributed to manuscript revision, then this was revised critically for important intellectual content by the other authors. All authors read and approved the final revised manuscript.

  • Funding This work was funded by Anhui Natural Science Fund (no 1408085 MH159).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Detail has been removed from this case description/these case descriptions to ensure anonymity. The editors and reviewers have seen the detailed information available and are satisfied that the information backs up the case the authors are making.

  • Ethics approval This study was approved by the Anhui Medical University Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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