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  1. Estimating the mortality cost of lead emissions in Englang and Wales.

    Article - En anglais

    Despite the rapid growth of road transport, emissions of lead have fallen dramatically in recent decades, so much so that experts suggest airborne lead is no longer a health risk in developed economics.

    To test this proposition, recent epidemiological evidence on dose-response functions is merged with economic valuation techniques to derive an economic cost for lead emissions in the UK.

    While premature mortality effects are modest, it is concluded that the overall economic cost is still significant.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Plomb, Métal lourd, Toxicité, Polluant, Air, Etude longitudinale, Homme, Epidémiologie, Relation dose réponse, Mortalité, Morbidité, Aspect économique, Angleterre, Grande Bretagne, Royaume Uni, Europe, Pays de Galles

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lead, Heavy metal, Toxicity, Pollutant, Air, Follow up study, Human, Epidemiology, Dose activity relation, Mortality, Morbidity, Economic aspect, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom, Europe, Wales

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0348176

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 10/04/1997.