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The consequences of urban air pollution for child health: What does self-reporting data in the Jakarta metropolitan area reveal?

Amalia, Mia; Resosudarmo, Budy; Bennett, Jeffrey

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Since the early 1990s, the air pollution level in the Jakarta Metropolitan Area has arguably been one of the highest in developing countries. This article utilizes selfreporting data on illnesses available in the 2004 National Socio-Economic Household Survey to test the hypothesis that air pollution impacts human health, particularly among children. Test results confirm that air pollution, represented by the PM10 level in a sub-district, significantly correlates with the level of human health...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103877
Source: Masyarakat Indonesia: Majalah Ilmu-Ilmu Sosial Indonesia

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