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Main Title Valuation of Reductions in Human Health Symptoms and Risks. Volume 4. Concepts and Approaches to the Valuation of Serious Illness.
Author G. Tolley ; L. Babcock
CORP Author Chicago Univ., IL.; Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Policy Analysis.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA-CR-811053-01-O
Stock Number PB2012-109815
Additional Subjects Humans ; Public health ; Health risks ; Analysis ; Approaches ; Concepts ; Symptoms ; Risk assessment ; Illnesses ; Morbidity ; Mortality ; Households ; Sampling
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB2012-109815 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 173p
This is Volume 4 of a four volume report. The project undertakes an assessment and reconciliation of attempts to value reductions in human health risks,' and it develops new methods and estimates for these values. Volume 1, is the executive summmary. Volume 2 contains a comparative assessment of work on valuing health risks. Based on the assessment, a set of interim morbidity and mortality values applicable to effects of criteria air pollutants is developed. Volume 3 reports on a study developing and applying contingent valuation techniques to the types of light symptoms often attributed to air pollution. Volume 4 reports on the design of approaches for valuing serious or life threatening illnesses.