Air Pollution from Industrial Swine Operations and Blood Pressure of Neighboring Residents

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Table 3. Linear fixed effects beta coefficients (SEs) and t-values for associations of one-unit increases in pollutants with SBP and DBP, adjusted for time-of-day (AM or PM), Community Health Effects of Industrial Hog Operations study.
Pollutant SBP DBP
β (SE) t-Value β (SE) t-Value
Odor (0–8) 0.10 (0.12) 0.86 0.23 (0.08) 3.02
H2S (ppb) 0.29 (0.12) 2.45 0.12 (0.08) 1.52
PM10 (µg/m3) –0.01 (0.01) –0.78 –0.00 (0.01) –0.41
Semivolatile PM10 (µg/m3) –0.02 (0.05) –0.45 –0.06 (0.03) –1.66