Applications of Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel

in A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780195141566
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199872145 | DOI:
Applications of Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology

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This chapter covers a broad range of topics concerning the measurement of environmental chemical exposures. The aim is to provide a general, systematic overview and guidance for the design of exposure assessment studies. Topics discussed include characteristics of exposure variation, exposure stability, sampling strategies, estimation of unmeasured exposures, and exposure assessment for epidemiology.

Keywords: chemical exposure; epidemiological studies; exposure assessment

Chapter.  14956 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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