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Household fuel transitions have substantially contributed to child mortality reductions in China

Zhu, Lin; Liao, Hua; Burke, Paul

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Household air pollution from use of solid fuels such as coal and firewood for cooking is common in the developing world. Children under five years of age are likely to be particularly vulnerable. Yet relatively little attention has been paid to the contribution of household fuel transitions when attributing reasons for China’s dramatic progress in reducing child mortality. This paper examines the effect of reducing household solid cooking fuel dependence on the under-5 child mortality rate in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2023-04
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/282546
Source: World Development
DOI: 10.1016/j.worlddev.2022.106174

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