Skip to main content

Table 1 Calculation parameters used in the HHRA model

From: The analysis of groundwater nitrate pollution and health risk assessment in rural areas of Yantai, China

VariablesImplicationValueUnit
Adult maleAdult femaleJuveniles
IRWater intake rate2.02.00.67L/d
BWAverage body weight69.5560.48.65kg
SASurface area of contactable skin170016003416.0cm2
EVFrequency of bathing11times/d
CFConversion factor0.0020.002L/cm3
KiDermal permeability coefficient0.0010.001cm/h
  1. This data comes from the Ministry of Environmental Protection of China (2013)