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A cost-effectiveness analysis of lowering residential radon levels in Sweden—Results from a modelling study

Mikael Svensson, Lars Barregård, Gösta Axelsson and Eva Andersson

Health Policy, 2018, vol. 122, issue 6, 687-692

Abstract: Residential exposure to radon is considered as the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. The purpose of this study was to conduct a cost-effectiveness analysis of reducing the indoor radon levels in Sweden from the current reference level of 200 Bq/m3 to the WHO suggested reference level of maximum 100 Bq/m3.

Keywords: Radon; Cost-effectiveness analysis; Lung cancer; Prevention (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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