Validity of air pollution annoyance to assess long-term exposure to air pollution in Belgium

Last updated on 14-1-2022 by Ingrid Pelgrims

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Background In environmental epidemiology, air pollution exposure is often estimated at the population level. To avoid the risk of exposure misclassification, one possibility is to interpolate air pollution measures at the residence through a Geographical Information Systems. However, this might imply cumbersome administrative procedures. Data on air pollution annoyance from surveys can be an alternative to assess individual exposure to air pollution. This research investigates the association between air pollution annoyance and individual air pollution exposure.   Methods A…

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