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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Occupational noise : assessing the environmental burden of disease from work-related impairment at national and local levels /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Concha-Barrientos, Marisol.
Campbell-Lendrum, Diarmid H.
Steenland, Kyle.
Publisher World Health Organization, Protection of the Human Environment,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 57544412
ISBN 9241591927
ISSN 1728-1652
Subjects Noise ; Environmentally induced diseases ; Environmental Illness ; Cost of Illness ; Risk Assessment--methods
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  TD892.O23 2004 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 11/03/2009
Collation viii, 33 p. : ill.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 24-26).
Contents Notes
Introduction. -- Summary of the methodology. -- The risk factor and its health outcomes. -- Measuring noise levels. -- Disease outcomes related to the risk factor. -- The strenght of the evidence for disease outcomes. -- Health outcomes to include in the burden of disease assessment. -- Exposure. -- Definition of the exposure limit. -- Determining the distribution of exposure in the population. -- Estimating relative risks for health outcomes, by exposure level. -- Estimating the atributable fraction and the disease burden. -- Calculating the attributable fraction. -- Calculating the disease burden. -- Uncertainty. -- Uncertainty in exposure estimates. -- Uncertainty in relative risk estimates. -- Policy implications. -- References. -- Annex 1. Summary results of the Global Burden of Disease assessment for occupational noise.