Woodsmoke exposure and risk for obstructive airways disease among women.

@article{Dennis1996WoodsmokeEA,
  title={Woodsmoke exposure and risk for obstructive airways disease among women.},
  author={Rodolfo Jos{\'e} Dennis and Diego Maldonado and Susan Norman and Esther Baena and Gerd Martinez},
  journal={Chest},
  year={1996},
  volume={109 1},
  pages={115-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate if exposure to firewood smoke and other indoor pollutants is a potential risk factor for obstructive airways disease (OAD) among women in Bogota in whom cigarette smoking and other known risk factors may not be the most frequent. DESIGN AND SETTING We conducted a hospital-based case-control study to identify risk factors for OAD among women in Bogota. An interview was conducted using a modified questionnaire recommended by the American Thoracic Society for… CONTINUE READING