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Explain how ecologic analysis is used to study the health effects of air pollution. Provide examples of uncontrolled factors that may affect ecologic study results

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Ecological studies and analysis are great tools to study various effects of pollution on human health. A few facts below show how ecological analysis is a great tool for marking the effects of ...

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The solution discusses how ecological factors can affect studies related to air pollution

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