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The relationship between lung function and indoor air pollution among rural women in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria

Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society

Apr 1, 2014

Victor Aniedi Umoh, Etete J Peters

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Burning of biomass is widely used by the rural poor for energy generation. Long term exposure to biomass smoke is believed to affect lung function and cause respiratory symptoms. Women with long term occupational exposure to burning firewood were recruited from a rural fishing community...read more

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Pulmonary Function Tests
Respiratory Physiology
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Lung Problem
Structure of Parenchyma of Lung
Entire Lung
Lung
Bronchitis, Chronic
Lung Diseases
Lung Volume
Paper Details
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The relationship between lung function and indoor air pollution among rural women in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria

Lung India : Official Organ of Indian Chest Society

Apr 1, 2014

Victor Aniedi Umoh, Etete J Peters

PMID: 24778471

DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.129815

Abstract

Burning of biomass is widely used by the rural poor for energy generation. Long term exposure to biomass smoke is believed to affect lung function and cause respiratory symptoms. Women with long term occupational exposure to burning firewood were recruited from a rural fishing community...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Pulmonary Function Tests
Respiratory Physiology
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Lung Problem
Structure of Parenchyma of Lung
Paper Details
References
  • References24
  • Citations4
123

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