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Table 3 Non-exhaustive list of health indicators and corresponding first diagnosis

From: Beirut Air Pollution and Health Effects - BAPHE study protocol and objectives

Health indicators First diagnosis to be collected
Cerebrovascular diseases CVA, aphasia, hemiplegia, stroke, etc.
Circulatory Diseases Chest pain, Thoracic pain, Thoracic Oppression, retrosternal burn, angina, unstable Angina, myocardial infarction, Acute Pulmonary Oedema (APO), sub APO etc.
Respiratory Disease Dyspnea, Tachypnea, Polypnea, difficulty in breathing, Desaturation, COPD Exacerbation, asthma, Bronchospasm, Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Bronchiolitis, Bronchopneumonia, cough etc.
Skin Allergic Diseases Urticaria, facial oedema, pruritis, rash, anaphylaxia etc.
Digestive system diseases Considered as a control