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Biomass Pollution, Chimney Stove Interventions, and Discrepant Outcomes

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dc.contributor.author Accinelli, Roberto A.
dc.contributor.author Gozal, David
dc.date.accessioned 2019-02-06T14:59:05Z
dc.date.available 2019-02-06T14:59:05Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.12866/5520
dc.description.abstract In the study by Guarnieri et al1 in this issue of CHEST (see page 1184), the authors reported no evidence for an association between lung function and early randomization to a chimney stove intervention. These findings prompted the authors to conclude that future studies may need to incorporate cleaner stoves or cleaner fuels.1 Personal carbon monoxide (CO) exposures in the chimney woodstoves used in their study were only reduced by 30% following stove installation, while other chimney stoves, such as Patsari (Grupo Interdisciplinario de Tecnología Rural Apropiada), reduce personal exposures to CO by 78%.2 Using the Patsari stove model, Romieu et al3 reported a significantly lower FEV1 decline (31 mL) compared with open fire use (62 mL) over 1 year of follow-up (P = .012) for women 20 years of age and older. Zhou et al4 found less deterioration in FEV1 of 12, 13, and 16 mL/y in those who used biogas, improved ventilation, or both, respectively, compared with those who took up neither intervention, after adjustment for confounders. The longer the duration of improved fuel use and ventilation, the greater the benefits in slowing the decline of FEV1 (P < .05)... en_US
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Elsevier
dc.relation.ispartof urn:issn:1931-3543
dc.rights info:eu-repo/semantics/restrictedAccess
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/deed.es
dc.subject Female en_US
dc.subject Humans en_US
dc.subject Rural Population en_US
dc.subject Air Pollution, Indoor/adverse effects en_US
dc.subject Wood en_US
dc.subject Carbon Monoxide/analysis en_US
dc.subject Environmental Illness/epidemiology en_US
dc.subject Particulate Matter/adverse effects en_US
dc.subject Respiration/drug effects en_US
dc.title Biomass Pollution, Chimney Stove Interventions, and Discrepant Outcomes en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1378/chest.15-1579
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.00 es_PE
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.04
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.08
dc.subject.ocde https://purl.org/pe-repo/ocde/ford#3.02.07


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