Qin XD, Qian Z, Vaughn MG, Trevathan E, Emo B, Paul G, Ren WH, Hao YT, Dong GH. Gender-specific differences of interaction between obesity and air pollution on stroke and cardiovascular diseases in Chinese adults from a high pollution range area: A large population based cross sectional study. The Science of the total environment. 2015 Oct 1;529(529). 243-8. PMID: 26022408 [PubMed]
Little information exists regarding the interaction effects of obesity with long-term air pollution exposure on cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and stroke in areas of high pollution. The aim of the present study is to examine whether obesity modifies CVD-related associations among people living in an industrial province of northeast China.