Respiratory diseases in women exposed to domestic smoke

R. Bhat, J. S. Sujit

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Abstract

100 women exposed to domestic smoke from cooking fuel from an early age, working in poorly ventilated kitchen, presented with various respiratory diseases. Exposure was high in older age groups. COPD, cor pulmonale and bronchiectasis were more in older age groups, whereas pulmonary tuberculosis and bronchial asthma were common in younger age groups. Cor pulmonale was associated most with COPD.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)923-925
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Association of Physicians of India
Volume45
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 01-12-1997
Externally publishedYes

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Smoke
Pulmonary Heart Disease
Age Groups
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Bronchiectasis
Cooking
Pulmonary Tuberculosis
Asthma

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  • Medicine(all)

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Bhat, R. ; Sujit, J. S. / Respiratory diseases in women exposed to domestic smoke. In: Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 1997 ; Vol. 45, No. 12. pp. 923-925.
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In: Journal of Association of Physicians of India, Vol. 45, No. 12, 01.12.1997, p. 923-925.

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