Indoor Air Pollution Responsible for 394,200 Deaths a Year in China

May 03, 2007

In 2002, with 80 percent of the population using solid fuels, the World Health Organization estimates that 394,200 people die annually from indoor air pollution in China. Most of those affected by indoor air pollution are women and children.

Click here to see the WHO report as a .pdf.

For additional information on indoor air pollution, see the latest China Environmental Health Project research brief.

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