Lifetime Effective Dose Assessment Based on Background Outdoor Gamma Exposure in Chihuahua City, Mexico

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Determining ionizing radiation in a geographic area serves to assess its effects on a population's health. The aim of this study was to evaluate the spatial distribution of the background environmental outdoor gamma dose rates in Chihuahua City. This study also estimated the annual effective dose and the lifetime cancer risks of the population of this city… (More)
DOI: 10.3390/ijerph121012324

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@inproceedings{LuevanoGurrola2015LifetimeED, title={Lifetime Effective Dose Assessment Based on Background Outdoor Gamma Exposure in Chihuahua City, Mexico}, author={Sergio Luevano-Gurrola and Angelica Perez-Tapia and Carmelo Pinedo-Alvarez and Jorge Carrillo-Flores and Maria Elena Montero-Cabrera and Marusia Renter{\'i}a-Villalobos and Paul Bernard Tchounwou}, booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health}, year={2015} }