Impacts of stove use patterns and outdoor air quality on household air pollution and cardiovascular mortality in southwestern China.
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Environment international, ISSN: 1873-6750, Vol: 117, Page: 116-124
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Decades of intervention programs that replaced traditional biomass stoves with cleaner-burning technologies have failed to meet the World Health Organization (WHO) interim indoor air quality target of 35-μg m for PM. Many attribute these results to continued use of biomass stoves and poor outdoor air quality, though the relative impacts of these factors have not been empirically quantified.