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ISRN Public Health
Volume 2013, Article ID 469714, 8 pages
Research Article

Risk Perception and Its Foundation among Swedish Individuals Occupationally Exposed to Air Pollutants and Chemicals: A Comparison of 1975 and 2011

Division of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, Teknikringen 78B, 100 44 Stockholm, Sweden

Received 13 May 2013; Accepted 10 July 2013

Academic Editors: M. F. Allam, S. M. Pezzotto, P. Plans, I. Szadkowska-Stanczyk, and G. Tolomiczenko

Copyright © 2013 Linda Schenk. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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