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UKCRC Health Research Classification System

Pollution, radiation and environmental hazards

Advice on health categories

If there is no other indication of the health effects of air pollution, code 50% Respiratory for the direct effects on the lungs and 50% Generic Health Relevance for other effects.

Studies of the effects of environmental radiation exposure should be coded 33.3% Cancer, 33.3% Congenital Disorders and 33.3% Generic.