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  1. Risk perception study in the framework of PHARE/CESAR study-central European study on air pollution and respiratory health Risk perception, the environment, and communication strategies in the CESAR project : results from the Czech republic.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    RISK 97 International Conference. Amsterdam, NLD, 1997/10/21.

    The town Ostrava is an important Czech industrial agglomeration of heavy industry.

    The impact of industrial production leads to the irreparable damage of human health and the environment.

    The most significant health risks for the population are caused by heavily polluted air.

    The health status of children living in this industrial environment is unfavourable affected by industrial pollution and is very important source of respiratory diseases.

    The town is divided in two parts - the eastern part of the town is the most polluted industrial area which includes the central part of the city with high density of inhabitants.

    There were selected 3 localities for the purpose of the PHARE study in this part of the town.

    The western part of Ostrava is relatively clean area therefore was decided to use this part of the town as the control area.

    For the Risk Perception Study was selected one locality from the eastern part of the city (study location) and the one in the western part (control area).

    For RP study was chosen the method of the semi-structured interview with 7 key « stakeholders » in each area.

    The objectives of this part of study is to recognize the perception of possibly risks that have influence on the incidence of respiratory health of inhabitants of the town of Ostrava and the perception of the individual and general responsibility to health and environment issues. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : République tchèque, Europe, Ostrava, Zone urbaine, Pollution air, Facteur anthropique, Enfant, Homme, Appareil respiratoire pathologie, Analyse risque, Facteur risque, Perception sociale, Programme recherche

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Czech Republic, Europe, Urban area, Air pollution, Anthropogenic factor, Child, Human, Respiratory disease, Risk analysis, Risk factor, Social perception, Research program

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

    Cote : 98-0500989

    Code Inist : 002B30A02A. Création : 19/02/1999.