The health impact of nonhazardous solid waste disposal in a community: the case of the Mare Chicose landfill in mauritius.

@article{Goorah2009TheHI,
  title={The health impact of nonhazardous solid waste disposal in a community: the case of the Mare Chicose landfill in mauritius.},
  author={Smita Sulackshana Devi Goorah and Mary Libera Isabelle Esmyot and Ravindra Boojhawon},
  journal={Journal of environmental health},
  year={2009},
  volume={72 1},
  pages={48-54}
}
The disposal of nonhazardous solid waste on the island of Mauritius is centered on the Mare Chicose landfill. Because of health concerns in the community, the authors conducted a health impact survey, took measurements of height and weight, and compared the results with a control locality. After adjusting for confounding factors, the authors observed that numerous complaints were significantly higher in the target population. After elimination of reporting bias, however, nausea and vomiting… CONTINUE READING

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