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Título: The Influence of Indoor Environment in Respiratory Health and Quality of Life of Older People Living in Elderly Care Centers
Autor: Mendes, Ana
Papoila, Ana Luísa
Martins, Pedro
Bonassi, Stefanoa
Caires, Iolanda
Palmeiro, Teresa
Aguiar, Lívia
Pereira, Cristiana
Neves, Paula
Botelho, Amália
Neuparth, Nuno
Teixeira, João Paulo
Palavras-chave: Indoor Environment
Respiratory Health
Respiratory Diseases
Older People
Elderly Care Centers
Ar e Saúde Ocupacional
Data: 12-Jul-2016
Resumo: The mean age of the European population is rising and percentage of adults aged 65 years and older is projected to increase from 16% in 2000 to 20% in 2020. It has been estimated that older subjects spend approximately 19 to 20 h/day indoors. Older individuals may be particularly at risk for detrimental effects from pollutants, even at low concentrations, due to reduced immunological defenses and multiple underlying chronic diseases. This cross-sectional study explored environmental variables and buildings characteristics in 22 elderly care centers (ECC) out of a total of 58 institutions in Porto, Portugal.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.18/4570
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