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- Menghwani, Vikas; Zerriffi, Hisham; Dwivedi, Puneet; Marshall, Julian D.; Grieshop, Andrew; Bailis, Rob
- EcoHealth 2019 v.16 no.1 pp. 21-60
- air pollution; burden of disease; clean fuels; cooking; cooking stoves; education; gender; heating systems; households; ownership; prices; randomized clinical trials; surveys; sustainable technology; India
- ... Roughly 2.8 billion people depend on solid fuels for cooking needs, resulting in a tremendous burden of disease from exposure to household air pollution. Despite decades of effort to promote cleaner cooking technologies, displacement of polluting technologies has progressed slowly. This paper describes results of a randomized controlled trial in which eight communities in two regions of rural Indi ...
- Jagger, Pamela; Das, Ipsita; Handa, Sudhanshu; Nylander-French, Leena A.; Yeatts, Karin B.
- EcoHealth 2019 v.16 no.1 pp. 7-20
- assets; biomass; charcoal; cooking; cooking stoves; dyspnea; emissions; energy; females; fuels; gasification; heating systems; households; humans; hygiene; leasing; marketing; pellets; private sector; randomized clinical trials; surveys; systolic blood pressure; urban areas; Rwanda
- ... Cooking with solid fuels and inefficient cookstoves has adverse consequences for health, environment, and human well-being. Despite the promise of improved cookstoves to reduce these impacts, adoption rates are relatively low. Using a 2-wave sample of 144 households from the baseline and first midline of an ongoing 4-year randomized controlled trial in Rwanda, we analyze the drivers and associatio ...