sequence of analytic methods. It also indicates which chapters of this report cover specific topics. Chapter 6 integrates the committee’s overall conclusions and recommendations concerning ozone exposure, mortality risk, and benefit assessment.

FIGURE 1-1 Methods used by EPA to assess the effects of NAAQS and control strategies developed to implement the standards. The left portion of the figure indicates the chapters of this report that deal with each method. Numbers in brackets correspond to relevant portions of the committee’s statement of task, shown in Box 1-1. NOTE: The committee was not asked to and did not consider the cost aspects of benefit-cost analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis. Abbreviations: ∆ = change; NAAQS = National Ambient Air Quality Standard.



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