Wood smoke exposure, poverty and impaired lung function in Malawian adults

D G Fullerton, A Suseno, S Semple, F Kalambo, R Malamba, S White, S Jack, P M Calverley, S B Gordon

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Abstract

Household air pollution from burning biomass fuel is increasingly recognised as a major global health concern. Biomass smoke is associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Asian and Central American countries, but there are few data from Africa.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-398
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Volume15
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
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Keywords

  • Adult
  • Air Pollution, Indoor
  • Biomass
  • Charcoal
  • Cooking
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Female
  • Forced Expiratory Volume
  • Humans
  • Malawi
  • Male
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Poverty
  • Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Questionnaires
  • Respiratory Function Tests
  • Risk Factors
  • Rural Health
  • Smoke
  • Spirometry
  • Urban Health
  • Wood

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Fullerton, D. G., Suseno, A., Semple, S., Kalambo, F., Malamba, R., White, S., ... Gordon, S. B. (2011). Wood smoke exposure, poverty and impaired lung function in Malawian adults. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 15(3), 391-398.

Wood smoke exposure, poverty and impaired lung function in Malawian adults. / Fullerton, D G; Suseno, A; Semple, S; Kalambo, F; Malamba, R; White, S; Jack, S; Calverley, P M; Gordon, S B.

In: International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, Vol. 15, No. 3, 03.2011, p. 391-398.

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Fullerton, DG, Suseno, A, Semple, S, Kalambo, F, Malamba, R, White, S, Jack, S, Calverley, PM & Gordon, SB 2011, 'Wood smoke exposure, poverty and impaired lung function in Malawian adults', International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, vol. 15, no. 3, pp. 391-398.
Fullerton DG, Suseno A, Semple S, Kalambo F, Malamba R, White S et al. Wood smoke exposure, poverty and impaired lung function in Malawian adults. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2011 Mar;15(3):391-398.
Fullerton, D G ; Suseno, A ; Semple, S ; Kalambo, F ; Malamba, R ; White, S ; Jack, S ; Calverley, P M ; Gordon, S B. / Wood smoke exposure, poverty and impaired lung function in Malawian adults. In: International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2011 ; Vol. 15, No. 3. pp. 391-398.
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