Heart Disease Patients' Averting Behavior, Costs of Illness, and Willingness to Pay to Avoid Angina Episodes - Final Report (1988)
Paper Number: EE-0010
EPA Report Number: EPA-230-10-88-042
Document Date: 11/01/1988
Author(s): Chestnut, Lauraine G.; Colome, Steven D.; Keller, L. Robin; Lambert, William E.; Ostro, Bart; Rowe, Robert D.; Wojciechowski, Sandra L
Subject Area(s): Economic Analysis, Human Health Benefits, Revealed Preference Methods, Cost of Damages Avoided
Keywords: Economic Analysis, Human Health Benefits, Revealed Preference Methods, Cost of Damages Avoided
This report presents an economic model of behavior which describes an individual's health and response to environmental pollution. Chapter 2 contains a review of previous work on the adverse health effects of CO on ischemic hear disease patients and the methods used in the UC Irvine community exposure study. Chapter 3 describes the survey methods used to elicit economic information from the 50 subjects in the study. Chapter 4 contains the survey results and the analysis of the personal CO exposure data.
The report contains chapters with the following titles:
- Introductory Material
- Executive Summary
- Chapter 1 - Introduction and Summary
- Chapter 2 - Measuring and Valuing Health Effects of Carbon Monoxide
- Chapter 3 - Methods.
- Chapter 4 - Results and Discussion.
This paper is part of the Environmental Economics Research Inventory.