Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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Ginevan, M. E. and Watkins, D. K. 2013. Radon . Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 5.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2013
This article discusses radon, the second leading cause of lung cancer after cigarette smoking. Statistical issues discussed include estimation of the form of the dose-response function relating lung cancer risk to radon exposure, the radiation dose that one might receive from a given level of radon exposure, and appropriate strategies for reduction of radon related risk.
- inhalation toxicology;
- risk assessment;
- management and uncertainties