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Honduran Families Using Cook Stoves

Principal Investigator:
Peel, Jennifer
Institution:
Colorado State University
Location:
Rio Guacerique, Honduras
Number of Participants:
150 households
Lifestage of Participants:
Adulthood (18+ years, specifically adult women)
Exposures:
Area and personal particulate matter (PM2.5), Carbon monoxide (CO), Elemental carbon, Organic carbon, Endotoxin
Health Outcomes:
Blood pressure, Augmentation index, Metabolic syndrome, Blood lipids, HbA1c, Systemic inflammation, Exhaled nitric oxide, Self-reported symptoms, Telomere length
Brief Description:
This is a cross-sectional study designed to compare novel exposure measurements and health outcomes between women from households with cleaner-burning stoves and open-fire cook stoves in Rio Guacerique, Honduras. The study plans to enroll 150 households (75 of each stove type).

Related NIEHS-Funded Projects

Projects listed supported initial development of the epidemiological resource, added study participants, collected additional information or samples from study participants, and/or used samples or datasets derived from the resource.

Woodsmoke exposure and novel health indicators: a feasibility field study

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Peel, Jennifer L
Institution:
Colorado State University
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details

Community-based Participatory Research: A Tool to Advance Cookstove Interventions

Grant Number:
Principal Investigator:
Clark, Maggie Lynn
Institution:
Colorado State University
Most Recent Award Year:
2013
Additional Details