AIR POLLUTION AS A FACTOR OF LUNG CANCER IN KAZAKHSTAN
Published: 1 Jun 2014
Abstract: The article is an analysis of air pollution for the period 2011-2013 by priority air pollution cities of Kazakhstan: Almaty, Ust-Kamenogorsk, and Pavlodar. In these cities revealed values of maximum permissible concentration (MPC) of pollutants in the air of populated areas, the magnitude of the integrated pollution index (API5), which was calculated using the five substances with the highest normalized values MPC considering their risk class, as well as estimated by the excess of MPC. The article also provides an analysis of lung cancer incidence in the last 3 years due to the identification of development with air pollution.
Keywords: air pollution, api5, lung cancer, mortality
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