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Indoor particles and symptoms among office workers : results from a double-blind cross-over study

Mendell MJ, Fisk WJ, Petersen MR, Hines CJ, Dong M, Faulkner D, Deddens JA, Ruder AM, Sullivan D, Boeniger MF, 2002
filtration | measurement | office building | questionnaire | particulate
Bibliographic info: Epidemiology 2002 May ; 13(3) , pp 296-304
Languages: English

The aim of the article is to study the effect of removing small airborne particles in an office building.The standard particle filters were replaced with highly efficient filters. Occupants answered questionnaire weekly and multiple environment measurements were done.The enhanced filtration reduced the concentration of smallest particles, symptoms were not reduced, but performance-related mental states improved.

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