Bart D Ostro

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and mortality in nine California counties: results from CALFINE
    Bart Ostro
    California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland 94612, and University of California Davis, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:29-33. 2006
  2. pmc Air pollution and lung function among susceptible adult subjects: a panel study
    Susanna Lagorio
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299 00161 Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 5:11. 2006
  3. pmc Long-term exposure to constituents of fine particulate air pollution and mortality: results from the California Teachers Study
    Bart Ostro
    California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:363-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint The effects of temperature and use of air conditioning on hospitalizations
    Bart Ostro
    California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1053-61. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Coarse and fine particles and daily mortality in the Coachella Valley, California: a follow-up study
    B D Ostro
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Unit, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland 94612, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:412-9. 2000
  6. doi request reprint Estimating the mortality effect of the July 2006 California heat wave
    Bart D Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, 1515 Clay Street, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Res 109:614-9. 2009
  7. pmc The effects of fine particle components on respiratory hospital admissions in children
    Bart Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:475-80. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The impact of components of fine particulate matter on cardiovascular mortality in susceptible subpopulations
    B D Ostro
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, OEHHA, 1515 Clay St, 16th Floor, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Occup Environ Med 65:750-6. 2008
  9. pmc The effects of components of fine particulate air pollution on mortality in california: results from CALFINE
    Bart Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, 16th Floor, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:13-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The health benefits of reduced tropospheric ozone in California
    Bart D Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1007-21. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and mortality in nine California counties: results from CALFINE
    Bart Ostro
    California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland 94612, and University of California Davis, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:29-33. 2006
    ..Results were generally insensitive to model specification and the type of spline model used. This analysis adds to the growing body of evidence linking PM2.5 with daily mortality...
  2. pmc Air pollution and lung function among susceptible adult subjects: a panel study
    Susanna Lagorio
    National Centre for Epidemiology, Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299 00161 Rome, Italy
    Environ Health 5:11. 2006
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  3. pmc Long-term exposure to constituents of fine particulate air pollution and mortality: results from the California Teachers Study
    Bart Ostro
    California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:363-9. 2010
    ..However, the health impacts of long-term exposure to specific constituents of PM(2.5) (PM with aerodynamic diameter < or = 2.5 microm) have not been explored...
  4. doi request reprint The effects of temperature and use of air conditioning on hospitalizations
    Bart Ostro
    California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1053-61. 2010
    ..These results demonstrate important effects of temperature on public health and the potential for mitigation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Coarse and fine particles and daily mortality in the Coachella Valley, California: a follow-up study
    B D Ostro
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Unit, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland 94612, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:412-9. 2000
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Estimating the mortality effect of the July 2006 California heat wave
    Bart D Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, 1515 Clay Street, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Res 109:614-9. 2009
    ..In addition, it is useful to provide a comparison of the mortality impact per degree change during heat waves versus high temperatures observed during non-heat wave periods...
  7. pmc The effects of fine particle components on respiratory hospital admissions in children
    Bart Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:475-80. 2009
    ..Less is known about the relative impacts of the specific chemical constituents of particulate matter<2.5 microm in aerodynamic diameter (PM2.5) on hospital admissions...
  8. doi request reprint The impact of components of fine particulate matter on cardiovascular mortality in susceptible subpopulations
    B D Ostro
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, OEHHA, 1515 Clay St, 16th Floor, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Occup Environ Med 65:750-6. 2008
    ..There is also little information about whether associations between PM2.5 constituents and mortality are modified by socioeconomic and demographic factors...
  9. pmc The effects of components of fine particulate air pollution on mortality in california: results from CALFINE
    Bart Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, 16th Floor, 1515 Clay St, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:13-9. 2007
    ..5 pm in diameter (PM2.5). Little is known, however, about the relative effects of PM2.5 constituents. We examined associations between 19 PM2.5 components and daily mortality in six California counties...
  10. ncbi request reprint The health benefits of reduced tropospheric ozone in California
    Bart D Ostro
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1007-21. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Characterizing temperature and mortality in nine California counties
    Rupa Basu
    California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 19:138-45. 2008
    ..None has focused on California, where the climate is generally mild and pollution levels tend to be high-an ideal setting to examine the independent effect of temperature from air pollution...
  12. doi request reprint A multicounty analysis identifying the populations vulnerable to mortality associated with high ambient temperature in California
    Rupa Basu
    Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:632-7. 2008
    ..0, 7.9). No differences were found by gender or educational level. To prevent the mortality associated with ambient temperature, persons with cardiovascular disease, the elderly, infants, and Blacks among others should be targeted...
  13. pmc Coarse particles and heart rate variability among older adults with coronary artery disease in the Coachella Valley, California
    Michael J Lipsett
    California Department of Health Services, Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Richmond, California 94804 6403, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1215-20. 2006
    ..5) was comparable with those observed in several other studies of PM. Elevated levels of ambient PM10-2.5 may adversely affect HRV in older subjects with coronary artery disease...
  14. pmc Residential exposure to traffic and spontaneous abortion
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1939-44. 2009
    ..Studies have shown associations between air pollution or traffic exposure and adverse birth outcomes, such as low birth weight. However, very few studies have examined the effect of traffic emissions on spontaneous abortion (SAB)...
  15. doi request reprint The effect of temperature on hospital admissions in nine California counties
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, 1515 Clay Street, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Int J Public Health 55:113-21. 2010
    ..This study examined the association between mean daily apparent temperature and hospital admissions for several diseases in nine California counties from May to September, 1999 to 2005...
  16. doi request reprint High ambient temperature and the risk of preterm delivery
    Rupa Basu
    California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:1108-17. 2010
    ..These associations were independent of air pollutants. Given the significant associations for apparent temperature and preterm delivery found in this study, more large-scale studies of temperature and preterm delivery are warranted...
  17. ncbi request reprint Traffic-related air pollution near busy roads: the East Bay Children's Respiratory Health Study
    Janice J Kim
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, 1515 Clay Street, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:520-6. 2004
    ..Our findings support the hypothesis that traffic-related pollution is associated with respiratory symptoms in children...
  18. pmc Proximity of California public schools to busy roads
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, 1515 Clay Street, 16th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:61-6. 2004
    ..In summary, a substantial number of children in California attend schools close to major roads with very high traffic counts, and a disproportionate number of those students are economically disadvantaged and nonwhite...
  19. pmc Residential traffic and children's respiratory health
    Janice J Kim
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Air Pollution Epidemiology Section, Oakland, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1274-9. 2008
    ..Additionally, most investigations have used surrogates of exposure, and few have measured traffic pollutants directly as part of the study...