[Validation and subjective reports of exposure to traffic by traffic count, NO2 dispersion modeling and measuring NO2 emissions].

@article{Kuhlisch2002ValidationAS,
  title={[Validation and subjective reports of exposure to traffic by traffic count, NO2 dispersion modeling and measuring NO2 emissions].},
  author={Wiltrud Kuhlisch and Thomas Hirsch and Ulrich Olunczek and Birgit Vollheim and Barbara Gro\ss and Ingo D{\"u}ring and Stephan K. Weiland and Wolfgang Leupold},
  journal={Sozial- und Praventivmedizin},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={116-23}
}
OBJECTIVES The validity of self-reports of traffic density on street of residence in cities has not been evaluated extensively yet. METHODS This study compared traffic self-reports with exposure estimates based on traffic counts and emission measurements. RESULTS Self-reports correlated well with traffic count data but less well with data from measurements of background emission. CONCLUSIONS As traffic counts primarily represent direct exposure to road traffic and emission concentrations… CONTINUE READING