Table 4

Women's awareness of the effects of indoor cooking smoke on health

Awareness of adverse affects of biomass smoke

Number aware/not aware or not concerned


Rural (n = 15)

Traditional urban (n = 15)

Middle class (n = 15)


General health

11/4

12/3

11/4

Breathing problems in children

3/12

10/5

12/3

Breathing problems in mother

10/5

12/3

10/5

Concerned about own health

7/8

10/5

8/7

Concerned about children's health

2/13

9/6

7/8


Edelstein et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2008 8:10   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-8-10

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