An investigation of thresholds in air pollution-mortality effects

@article{Koop2006AnIO,
  title={An investigation of thresholds in air pollution-mortality effects},
  author={Gary Koop and Lise Tole},
  journal={Environmental Modelling and Software},
  year={2006},
  volume={21},
  pages={1662-1673}
}
In this paper we introduce and implement new techniques to investigate threshold effects in air pollutionemortality relationships. Our key interest is in measuring the doseeresponse relationship above and below a given threshold level where we allow for a large number of potential explanatory variables to trigger the threshold effect. This is in contrast to existing approaches that usually focus on a single threshold trigger. We allow for a myriad of threshold effects within a Bayesian… CONTINUE READING
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