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Final Report - ESCAPE (European study of cohorts for air pollution effects)

Project ID: 211250
Funded under: FP7-ENVIRONMENT


This is the final report for the ESCAPE project which investigated the effects on human health of long-term exposure to air pollution in Europe. Early on it establishes that there is an urgent need to perform studies in Europe on recent and current exposures, and to use refined exposure assessment tools. The report covers exposure and assessment, health outcomes and impact and outcomes.

The report ends by covering the expected final results and their potential impact and use. In particular, ESCAPE project will significantly increase knowledge on the health effects of air pollution exposure and will develop a database for quantitative estimates of the health impacts of air pollution for the four health outcome groups.

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