Eye discomfort, headache and back pain among Mayan Guatemalan women taking part in a randomised stove intervention trial.

@article{Daz2007EyeDH,
  title={Eye discomfort, headache and back pain among Mayan Guatemalan women taking part in a randomised stove intervention trial.},
  author={Esperanza D{\'i}az and Tone Smith-Sivertsen and Daniel P Pope and Rolv Terje Lie and A. Serrato D{\'i}az and John McCracken and Byron A Arana and Kirk R. Smith and Nigel Bruce},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 1},
  pages={74-9}
}
BACKGROUND Indoor air pollution (IAP) from combustion of biomass fuels represents a global health problem, estimated to cause 1.6 million premature deaths annually. AIMS RESPIRE (Randomised Exposure Study of Pollution Indoors and Respiratory Effects) Guatemala is the first randomised controlled trial ever performed on health effects from solid fuel use. Its goal is to assess the effect of improved stoves (planchas) on exposure and health outcomes in a rural population reliant on wood fuel… CONTINUE READING

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