UNSCEAR 2017 Report

SOURCES, EFFECTS AND RISKS OF IONIZING RADIATION

The UNSCEAR 2017 Report comprises the main text of the 2017 report to the General Assembly (A/72/46) and two scientific annexes.

Report to the General Assembly with Scientific Annexes

This publication comprises a report to the General Assembly with two underpinning scientific annexes. The first annex provides the principles and criteria for ensuring the quality of the Committee's reviews of epidemiological studies of radiation exposures, with a focus on the assessment of strengths and limitations of such studies. The second annex evaluates epidemiological studies analyzing cancer risk on the basis of individual doses due to exposure to low dose rates from environmental sources, including key limitations of such studies (e.g. statistical power, dosimetric uncertainty and confounding).

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ISBN: 978-92-1-142322-8, 
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Scientific Annexes

Annex A: Principles and criteria for ensuring the quality of the Committee's reviews of epidemiological studies of radiation exposure

Annex A provides the principles and criteria for ensuring the quality of the Committee's reviews of epidemiological studies of radiation exposures, with a focus on the assessment of strengths and limitations of such studies.

Annex B: Epidemiological studies of cancer risk due to low-dose-rate radiation from environmental sources

Annex B evaluates epidemiological studies analyzing cancer risk on the basis of individual doses due to exposure to low dose rates from environmental sources, including key limitations of such studies (e.g. statistical power, dosimetric uncertainty and confounding).