Relationships between the risk of asthma emergency room admissions and pollen levels were clearly non-linear. Thus, the use of non-parametric methods provided more informative estimations than the traditional approaches.
Point-wise estimation of non-linear effects of airborne pollen levels on asthma emergency room admissions
Article first published online: 19 JAN 2009
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Volume 64, Issue 6, pages 961–962, June 2009
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Tobías, A., Sáez, M., Galán, I. and Banegas, J. R. (2009), Point-wise estimation of non-linear effects of airborne pollen levels on asthma emergency room admissions. Allergy, 64: 961–962. doi: 10.1111/j.1398-9995.2008.01935.x
- Issue published online: 11 MAY 2009
- Article first published online: 19 JAN 2009
- Accepted for publication 23 September 2008
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