Dampness in buildings and health. Nordic interdisciplinary review of the scientific evidence on associations between exposure to "dampness" in buildings and health effects (NORDDAMP).

@article{Bornehag2001DampnessIB,
  title={Dampness in buildings and health. Nordic interdisciplinary review of the scientific evidence on associations between exposure to "dampness" in buildings and health effects (NORDDAMP).},
  author={C. Bornehag and G. Blomquist and F. Gyntelberg and B. J{\"a}rvholm and P. Malmberg and L. Nordvall and A. Nielsen and G. Pershagen and J. Sundell},
  journal={Indoor air},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          72-86
        }
}
Several epidemiological investigations concerning indoor environments have indicated that "dampness" in buildings is associated to health effects such as respiratory symptoms, asthma and allergy. The aim of the present interdisciplinary review is to evaluate this association as shown in the epidemiological literature. A literature search identified 590 peer-reviewed articles of which 61 have been the foundation for this review. The review shows that "dampness" in buildings appears to increase… Expand
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