Relationship of personal exposure to volatile organic compounds to home, work and fixed site outdoor concentrations.

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@article{2038240d93a34f7a8a222056ca037132,
title = "Relationship of personal exposure to volatile organic compounds to home, work and fixed site outdoor concentrations.",
abstract = "Personal exposures of 100 adult non-smokers living in the UK, as well as home and workplace microenvironment concentrations of 15 volatile organic compounds were investigated. The strength of the association between personal exposure and indoor home and workplace concentrations as well as with central site ambient air concentrations in medium to low pollution areas was assessed. Home microenvironment concentrations were strongly associated with personal exposures indicating that the home is the driving factor determining personal exposures to VOCs, explaining between 11 and 75% of the total variability. Workplace and central site ambient concentrations were less correlated with the corresponding personal concentrations, explaining up to 11-22% of the variability only at the low exposure end of the concentration range (e.g. benzene concentrations ",
author = "{Delgado Saborit}, Juana and Noel Aquilina and C Meddings and Stephen Baker and Roy Harrison",
year = "2011",
month = jan,
day = "1",
doi = "10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.10.014",
language = "English",
volume = "409",
pages = "478--88",
journal = "Science of the Total Environment",
issn = "0048-9697",
publisher = "Elsevier",
number = "3",

}

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Relationship of personal exposure to volatile organic compounds to home, work and fixed site outdoor concentrations.

AU - Delgado Saborit, Juana

AU - Aquilina, Noel

AU - Meddings, C

AU - Baker, Stephen

AU - Harrison, Roy

PY - 2011/1/1

Y1 - 2011/1/1

N2 - Personal exposures of 100 adult non-smokers living in the UK, as well as home and workplace microenvironment concentrations of 15 volatile organic compounds were investigated. The strength of the association between personal exposure and indoor home and workplace concentrations as well as with central site ambient air concentrations in medium to low pollution areas was assessed. Home microenvironment concentrations were strongly associated with personal exposures indicating that the home is the driving factor determining personal exposures to VOCs, explaining between 11 and 75% of the total variability. Workplace and central site ambient concentrations were less correlated with the corresponding personal concentrations, explaining up to 11-22% of the variability only at the low exposure end of the concentration range (e.g. benzene concentrations

AB - Personal exposures of 100 adult non-smokers living in the UK, as well as home and workplace microenvironment concentrations of 15 volatile organic compounds were investigated. The strength of the association between personal exposure and indoor home and workplace concentrations as well as with central site ambient air concentrations in medium to low pollution areas was assessed. Home microenvironment concentrations were strongly associated with personal exposures indicating that the home is the driving factor determining personal exposures to VOCs, explaining between 11 and 75% of the total variability. Workplace and central site ambient concentrations were less correlated with the corresponding personal concentrations, explaining up to 11-22% of the variability only at the low exposure end of the concentration range (e.g. benzene concentrations

U2 - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.10.014

DO - 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.10.014

M3 - Article

C2 - 21112612

VL - 409

SP - 478

EP - 488

JO - Science of the Total Environment

JF - Science of the Total Environment

SN - 0048-9697

IS - 3

ER -