Health impact assessment of Delhi’s outdoor workers exposed to air pollution and extreme weather events: An integrated epidemiology approach

This study examined the effects of outdoor air pollution and extreme weather events on the health of 228 outdoor workers (eg auto rickshaw drivers, street vendors, and sweepers) in Delhi, India. As part of the study, pulmonary function testing was performed in a subset of patients (n=63) using a calibrated Vitalograph Alpha spirometer.