BREATHE Exposures and Biomarkers PHD - Publication

Women and girls in resource poor countries experience much greater exposure to household air pollutants than men: Results from Uganda and Ethiopia

Gabriel Okello, Graham Devereuxa, Sean Semple

Highlights

  • •First study in sub-Saharan Africa to examine differences in exposure to Household Air Pollution by age and gender
  • 24h personal exposure measurement for PM2.5 and CO conducted in rural sub-Saharan Africa settings
  • Comparison of measurements from optical and gravimetric devices
  • Women and girls experience much higher household air pollutant exposures than men and boys