Indoor gas stoves are associated with an increased risk of asthma among children and are in use in 35% of households in the United States with certain states reaching nearly 70%. Even though children’s exposure to gas cooking is widespread, the population-level implications of cooking with gas are largely unrecognized. This research paper attempts to quantify the population-attributable fraction for gas stove use and current childhood asthma in the US at the national and state levels.
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Date: December 21, 2022
Type: Research Report
Countries: United States
States: California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas