• sure (as is typical for cancer and other chronic diseases) or it could be a relatively short exposure period (as is the case for acute effects).

On the basis of those five relationships, figure 7.1 illustrates the steps of the risk-assessment process for multimedia human exposure to radon. The emphasis in the figure is on the outcome calculated at each step and the types of data needed to calculate the outcomes.

Figure 7.1

Steps of risk-assessment process for multimedia human exposure to radon, with emphasis on outcome calculated at each step and types of data needed to calculate outcomes.



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