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Quantifying the effects of exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass combustion on acute respiratory infections in developing countries

Environmental Health Perspectives

May 1, 2001

Majid Ezzati, Daniel M Kammen

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Acute respiratory infections (ARI) are the leading cause of burden of disease worldwide and have been causally linked with exposure to pollutants from domestic biomass fuels in developing countries. We used longitudinal health data coupled with detailed monitoring and estimation of pers...read more

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Housing
Acute Disease
Primary Energy Resources
Respiratory Tract Infections
Heating
Two-Parameter Models
Public Health Domain
Air Pollution, Indoor
Biomass
Longitudinal Survey
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Quantifying the effects of exposure to indoor air pollution from biomass combustion on acute respiratory infections in developing countries

Environmental Health Perspectives

May 1, 2001

Majid Ezzati, Daniel M Kammen

PMID: 11401759

DOI: 10.1289/ehp.01109481

Abstract

Acute respiratory infections (ARI) are the leading cause of burden of disease worldwide and have been causally linked with exposure to pollutants from domestic biomass fuels in developing countries. We used longitudinal health data coupled with detailed monitoring and estimation of pers...read more

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Housing
Acute Disease
Primary Energy Resources
Respiratory Tract Infections
Heating
151

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