Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Childhood and Household Fuel Use in Bhaktapur, Nepal

@inproceedings{Bates2013AcuteLR,
  title={Acute Lower Respiratory Infection in Childhood and Household Fuel Use in Bhaktapur, Nepal},
  author={M N Bates and Ram Krishna Chandyo and Palle Valentiner-Branth and Amod K. Pokhrel and Maria Mathisen and Sudha Basnet and Prakash Sunder Shrestha and Tor A Strand and Kirk R. Smith},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Globally, solid fuels are used by about 3 billion people for cooking. These fuels have been associated with many health effects, including acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) in young children. Nepal has a high prevalence of use of biomass for cooking and heating. OBJECTIVE This case-control study was conducted among a population in the Bhaktapur municipality, Nepal, to investigate the relationship of cookfuel type to ALRI in young children. METHODS Cases with ALRI and age… CONTINUE READING

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