Carbon Monoxide: Association of Community Air Pollution with Mortality

Science  16 Apr 1971:
Vol. 172, Issue 3980, pp. 265-267
DOI: 10.1126/science.172.3980.265


Regression analysis of daily mortality in Los Angeles County shows that there is a significant association between community carbon monoxide concentrations and mortality. Cyclic variation and maximum temperature were the main contributors. No association was demonstrated between oxidant and mortality.