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Statistical methods for the determination of noncompliance.
Transactions of the Thirty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Boston, Massachusetts, May 20-25, 1973. Washington, DC: American Industrial Hygiene Association, 1973 May; :125-134
Methods are presented for judging the statistical significance of the difference between an 8-hour average standard and the mean of a group of environmental samples, based on number and variability. Recommendations are included for the collection of samples and evaluation of resulting data to determine if a state of noncompliance with a standard exists.
Environmental-contamination; Sampling-methods; Statistical-analysis; Air-contamination; Threshold-limit-values
Transactions of the Thirty-fifth Annual Meeting of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Boston, Massachusetts, May 20-25, 1973
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