Year: 2015 Source: American Journal of Epidemiology.(2015).181(5):295-303.doi: 10.1093/aje/kwu341 SIEC No: 20150190

Research into environmental factors associated with suicide has historically focused on meteorological variables. Recently, a heightened risk of suicide related to short-term exposure to airborne particulate matter was reported. Here, we examined the associations between short-term exposure to nitrogen dioxide, particulate matter, and sulfur dioxide and completed suicide in Salt Lake County, Utah (n = 1,546) from 2000 to 2010.

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