Chapter 7. Exposure Assessment for Pesticides in Epidemiological Studies

  1. Claire A. Franklin3 and
  2. John P. Worgan4
  1. Dick Heederik1 and
  2. Kay Teschke2

Published Online: 22 AUG 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470012218.ch7

Occupational and Residential Exposure Assessment for Pesticides

Occupational and Residential Exposure Assessment for Pesticides

How to Cite

Heederik, D. and Teschke, K. (2005) Exposure Assessment for Pesticides in Epidemiological Studies, in Occupational and Residential Exposure Assessment for Pesticides (eds C. A. Franklin and J. P. Worgan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470012218.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Health Canada, Sir Charles Tupper Building, 2250 Riverside Drive, Postal Locator 6604D, Ottawa and the R. Samuel McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Ottowa, Ontario, Canada

  2. 4

    Pest Management Regulatory Agency, Health Canada, Sir Charles Tupper Building, 2250 Riverside Drive, Postal Locator 6604D, Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences for Research on the Environment, Health and Food, Division of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Utrecht, PO Box 80176, 3508 TD Utrecht, The Netherlands

  2. 2

    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 AUG 2005
  2. Published Print: 14 JAN 2005

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Agrochemicals and Plant Protection

Book Series Editors:

  1. Terry Roberts5 and
  2. Junshi Miyamoto6

Series Editor Information

  1. 5

    Anglesey, UK

  2. 6

    Formerly of Sumitomo Chemical Ltd, Japan

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471489894

Online ISBN: 9780470012215

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Keywords:

  • exposure assessment strategies;
  • occupational exposure values;
  • health-relevant ‘time-window’ of exposure;
  • odds ratio;
  • biased exposure assessment;
  • exposure–response relationship;
  • job–exposure matrices (JEMs);
  • exposure databases;
  • whole-body dosimetric methods

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Exposures Relevant to Health: The Conceptual Framework

  • Epidemiological Study Designs and Exposure Assessment

  • Exposure Assessment Strategies

  • Influence of the Accuracy of Exposure Proxies on Measures of Association

  • Experience with Exposure Assessment in Case-Control Studies

  • Conclusions and Recommendations

  • References