Exposure to biomass smoke as a cause for airway disease in women and children.

Abstract

PURPOSE OF REVIEW An estimated 3 billion people (about half the world's population) burn biomass fuel (wood, crop residues, animal dung and coal) for cooking and heating purposes exposing a large population, especially women and children, to high levels of indoor air pollution. Biomass smoke comprises gaseous air pollutants as well as particulate matter air… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/ACI.0b013e32834ecb65

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