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Air pollution and Crohn’s disease risk

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Affiliations

  1. Institute of Health and Environmental Research, Cleveland, Ohio, 44118, USA

    • Keith Fluegge BA
    •  & Kyle Fluegge PhD, MPH, MA
  2. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, 11101-4132, USA

    • Kyle Fluegge PhD, MPH, MA

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Keith Fluegge accepts full responsibility for the conduct of the study.

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KeF and KyF planned and/or conducted the study, collected and/or interpreted data, drafted the manuscript, and approved the final draft.

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Correspondence to Keith Fluegge BA.