12 May 2011
A background paper prepared for the 14th meeting of the UNECE Task Force on Health describes a revised approach to the assessment of the health impact related to exposure to fine particulate matter in the GAINS model. While the current GAINS assessment is based on all-cause mortality, the new approach employs cause-specific concentration-response relationships for lung cancer, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases for European countries.
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