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  1. Factors affecting indoor radon concentrations in the United Kingdom.

    Article - En anglais

    Data collected in a nationwide study on natural radiation exposure in UK dwellings (Wrixon et al. 1988) were re-analyzed to investigate the effects of rock type and various building and lifestyle characteristics, taken into account simultaneously, on indoor radon concentrations.

    A multiplicative model which takes into consideration the outdoor radon concentration is used.

    Indoor radon concentrations were found to be influenced by type of rock underlying the dwelling, double glazing, house type, floor level of rooms in which measurements were taken, window opening habits in the main bedroom, building materials in the construction of the walls, floor type, and draught proofing.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Pollution intérieur, Pollution radioactive, Radiocontamination, Radon, Biophysique, Royaume Uni, Europe, Roche, Bâtiment, Facteur milieu, Radon 222, Logement habitation, Facteur risque, Régression multiple, Concentration

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Indoor pollution, Radioactive pollution, Radioactive contamination, Radon, Biophysics, United Kingdom, Europe, Rocks, Buildings, Environmental factor, Housing, Risk factor, Multiple regression, Concentration

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

    Cote : 93-0216301

    Code Inist : 002A08F03. Création : 199406.