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Household air pollution from solid fuel use and cardiorespiratory disease in the China Kadoorie Biobank Cohort Study

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Background: Worldwide >2.7 billion individuals, including 450 million in China, are regularly exposed to household air pollution (HAP) from solid fuel use. HAP may lead to increased risk of cardiorespiratory disease, but epidemiological evidence is still limited and highly heterogeneous. Moreover, there is little data about the potential mitigation effects of ventilation and clean fuel adoption.

Methods: The prospective China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB) enrolled 512,891 ...

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Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
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Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
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Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
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Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University
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Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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