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Main Title Metabolically derived human ventilation rates : a revised approach based upon oxygen consumption rates /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. National Center for Environmental Assessment.
Publisher National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 2009
Report Number EPA/600/R-06/129F
Stock Number PB2009-114040
OCLC Number 499023993
Subjects Respiration--Mathematical models ; Pulmonary toxicology ; Environmental risk assessment
Additional Subjects Oxygen consumption rates ; Ventilation rates ; Air pollution exposure ; Estimates ; Tables (Data) ; Metabolic equivalents ; Oxygen uptakes ; Data sources ; Calculations ; Body weight ; Humans ; Basal metabolic rates ; National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) ; Consolidated Human Activity Database (CHAD) ; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBD  EPA-600/R-06-129F CD-ROM collection Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 01/18/2010
NTIS  PB2009-114040 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) : charts ; 28 cm.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA) publishes the Exposure Factors Handbook and the Child-Specific Exposure Factors Handbook to provide risk assessors with data on various factors that can impact an individual's exposure to environmental contaminants. Both of these handbooks included estimates of ventilation rate--the volume of air that is inhaled by an individual in a specified time period. Previous approach to calculate the estimates of ventilation rate is limited by its dependence on a 'ventilatory equivalent' which, in turn, relies on a person's fitness level. In this document, U.S. EPA presents a revised approach in which the estimates of ventilation rate is calculated directly from an individual's oxygen consumption rate. U.S. EPA then applies this method to data provided from more recent sources: the 1999-2002 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) and U.S. EPA's Consolidated Human Activity Database (CHAD).
"EPA/600/R-06/129F"--Title page. "EPA/600/CR-06/129F"--Disc label. "May 2009." Includes bibliographical references. Electronic reproduction.