A Review of Exposure Assessment Methods in Epidemiological Studies on Incinerators
Evaluation of the agreement between concentration maps and other exposure assessment methods. Quadratic weighted Cohen’s kappa and percentages of subjects classified in the same exposure class or in different classes.
Misclassification in adjacent categories
Misclassification in >1 class apart
ADCO versus ADDE
ADCO versus CBCO
ADCO versus CBDE
ADCO versus ADDI1
ADCO versus CBDI
ADCO versus ADDI2
ADCO: address concentration (quintiles), ADDE: address deposition (quintiles), CBCO: census block concentration (quintiles), CBDE: census block deposition (quintiles), ADDI1: address distance (quintiles), ADDI2: address distance (regular 800 m buffers), CBDI: distance between census block centroid and incinerator. aall kappa with .
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