Indoor environmental quality in school buildings, and the health and wellbeing of students.

@article{Turunen2014IndoorEQ,
  title={Indoor environmental quality in school buildings, and the health and wellbeing of students.},
  author={Mari K. Turunen and Oluyemi Toyinbo and Tuula M Putus and Aino I Nevalainen and Richard J. Shaughnessy and Ulla Haverinen-Shaughnessy},
  journal={International journal of hygiene and environmental health},
  year={2014},
  volume={217 7},
  pages={
          733-9
        }
}
Poor indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in classrooms may be a risk for health symptoms and cause absence from school. We conducted a comprehensive study in order to assess the connection between IEQ in Finnish elementary school buildings and the health and academic performance of sixth grade students. The specific aim of the present paper was to study the school- or grade-level prevalence of symptoms in relation to IEQ. The school- or grade-level (i.e. group level) prevalence of self-reported… CONTINUE READING
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