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dose equivalent

[¦dōs ə′kwiv·ə·lənt]
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The product of absorbed dose, in rads, and a number of modifying factors due to nonuniform distribution of internally deposited isotopes in radiobiology; the unit is the rem.
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deviations from mean count rate ([DELTA]R), dose equivalent (D;), deviations from mean dose equivalent ([DELTA]D) and percentage deviations from mean (%[DELTA]) for the 10 locations of the college campus environment are displayed in Table 1.
The mean values of the radiation parameters for the campus environment are presented in Table 2 showing an overall mean dose equivalent, <D> for the campus as 0.
For the industrial areas of the state (Tables 4 and 5) (Avwiri and Ebeniro 2002), we have computed the dose equivalent (Table 6) to afford easy comparison of the data for the three sub environments of the state.
Comparing the data for the three sub-environments, we find that the highest dose equivalent of 1.
The industrial environment of the state has the highest dose equivalent in the state.
To assess risk we compared estimated minimum, average, and maximum cumulative dose equivalents with an MOE of 100 relative to the index chemical's BM[D.
10], to the estimated minimum, average, and maximum single-day cumulative dose equivalents (Figure 2).
Table 4 presents summary statistics for average cumulative OP pesticide dose equivalents derived from three spot urine samples.
Because urine samples were variable and uncorrelated between sampling periods, we present the women's estimated minimum and maximum single-day cumulative dose equivalents in addition to their average cumulative dose equivalent (Figure 2).