Longitudinal Relationship between Personal CO and Personal PM2.5 among Women Cooking with Woodfired Cookstoves in Guatemala

  • McCracken J
  • Schwartz J
  • Diaz A
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Abstract

Household air pollution (HAP) due to solid fuel use is a major public health threat in low-income countries. Most health effects are thought to be related to exposure to the fine particulate matter (PM) component of HAP, but it is currently impractical to measure personal exposure to PM in large studies. Carbon monoxide (CO) has been shown in cross-sectional analyses to be a reliable surrogate for particles

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Authors

  • John P. McCracken

  • Joel Schwartz

  • Anaite Diaz

  • Nigel Bruce

  • Kirk R. Smith

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