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BOOKLET to Provide Basic Information Regarding Health Effects of Radiation (4th edition)

Comparison of Exposure Doses (Simplified Chart)

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Comparison of radiation doses in daily life shows that doses from one single event and annual doses are mostly on the order of millisieverts, except for special cases such as radiation therapy (p.76 of Vol. 1, “Radiation Doses from Medical Diagnosis”).

Exposure doses found to have health effects on people are considered to be at levels exceeding 100 millisieverts.

  • Included in this reference material on March 31, 2013
  • Updated on March 31, 2022
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