Personal and indoor exposure to PM₂.₅ and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the southern highlands of Tanzania: a pilot-scale study.

@article{Titcombe2011PersonalAI,
  title={Personal and indoor exposure to PM₂.₅ and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the southern highlands of Tanzania: a pilot-scale study.},
  author={Mari E Titcombe and Matt F Simcik},
  journal={Environmental monitoring and assessment},
  year={2011},
  volume={180 1-4},
  pages={461-76}
}
Personal and indoor exposure to PM(2.5) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) were measured in households in the Njombe district of Tanzania. Cooking is conducted indoors in this region due to its high elevation, cool climate, and heavy seasonal rainfall. Kitchens are often poorly ventilated, resulting in high exposures to combustion-related pollutants. Sampling sites were selected to represent typical cooking practices across regional socio-economic divisions. These include the use of… CONTINUE READING
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