When Studies Collide: Meta-analysis and Rules of Evidence for Environmental Health Policy- Applications to Benzene, Dioxins, and Formaldehyde

Zimmerman, R.
Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 123-140.

Reports that environmental epidemiology increasingly is being used as a foundation for environmental health policy. Approaches to interpretation; Rules of evidence; Meta-analysis; Relationship between disease and risk factors; Studies compared; Chemicals at forefront of health policy debates; Dioxins; Benzene; Formaldehyde; Expanding number of health effects; Exposure specificity.

Wagner Faculty