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Patterns of domestic exposure to carbon monoxide and particulate matter in households using biomass fuel in Janakpur, Nepal.

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Household Air Pollution (HAP) from biomass cooking fuels is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in low-income settings worldwide. In Nepal the use of open stoves with solid biomass fuels is the primary method of domestic cooking. To assess patterns of domestic air pollution we performed continuous measurement of carbon monoxide (CO) and particulate Matter (PM2.5) in 12 biomass fuel households in Janakpur, Nepal. We measured kitchen PM2.5 and CO concentrations at one-minute intervals for ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Name:
Medical Research Council
Grant:
MR/L01341X/1
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Wellcome Trust
Grant:
092121/Z/10/Z
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Environmental Pollution More from this journal
Publication date:
2016-10-01
Acceptance date:
2016-08-27
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1873-6424
Language:
English
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pubs:653480
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653480
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2016-11-03

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