There are various ways of bringing health into the picture. Which method is most suitable depends on the reason for incorporating health, the type of decision to be made, the planning phase, the scale and the available data. Different methods are often applied simultaneously or consecutively in different phases of the project.

  • Distance
  • Exposure
  • Contour lines
  • DALYs (Disability Adjusted Life Years)
  • Health impact screening (HIS)
  • Qualitative
  • Quantitative
  • CHERIO (Cumulative Environmental Health Risk Indicator for Outdoor stressors)


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