Impact of improved cookstoves on indoor air pollution and adverse health effects among Honduran women

@article{Clark2009ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of improved cookstoves on indoor air pollution and adverse health effects among Honduran women},
  author={Maggie L. Clark and Jennifer L. Peel and James B Burch and Tracy L. Nelson and Matthew M. Robinson and Stuart Conway and Annette Bachand and Stephen J Reynolds},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Health Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={357 - 368}
}
  • M. Clark, J. Peel, +5 authors S. Reynolds
  • Published 2009
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • International Journal of Environmental Health Research
Elevated indoor air pollution levels due to the burning of biomass in developing countries are well established. Few studies have quantitatively assessed air pollution levels of improved cookstoves and examined these measures in relation to health effects. We conducted a cross-sectional survey among 79 Honduran women cooking with traditional or improved cookstoves. Carbon monoxide and fine particulate matter (PM2.5) levels were assessed via indoor and personal monitoring. Pulmonary function and… Expand
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