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- 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 ...
- Hiller, Thomas; Rasche, Andrea; Brändel, Stefan Dominik; König, Alexander; Jeworowski, Lara; Teague O’Mara, M.; Cottontail, Veronika; Page, Rachel A.; Glebe, Dieter; Drexler, Jan Felix; Tschapka, Marco
- EcoHealth 2019 v.16 no.1 pp. 82-94
- Hepatitis B virus; Uroderma; biotic factors; females; forests; habitats; host-pathogen relationships; humans; males; prediction; Panama
- ... The tent-making bat hepatitis B virus (TBHBV) is a hepadnavirus closely related to human hepatitis B virus. The ecology of TBHBV is unclear. We show that it is widespread and highly diversified in Peters’ tent-making bats (Uroderma bilobatum) within Panama, while local prevalence varied significantly between sample sites, ranging from 0 to 14.3%. Females showed significantly higher prevalence than ...