nep-res New Economics Papers
on Resource Economics
Issue of 2009‒09‒11
one paper chosen by
Maximo Rossi
Universidad de la Republica

  1. Impact of Air Pollution on Human Health in Dehra Doon City By A. Gautam

  1. By: A. Gautam
    Abstract: To study the adverse health effects of exposure to ambient air pollution in different areas of Dehra Doon. To examine the relationship between the levels of air pollution and the percentage of affected people in selected area of Dehra Doon city. Air quality monitoring and a questionnaire-based health survey in four areas of Dehra Doon were conducted during January and February 2003. The selected areas included two commercial areas, Lakhi Bagh and Clock Tower, both with highly congested vehicular traffic. For comparison two residential areas, Vasant Vihar and Kedarpuram were also studied. Kedarpuram is a less urbanised but a medium density area compared to Vasant Vihar.
    Keywords: health eefects, air pollution, pollution, Dehra Doon, questionnaire, residential areas, India, health, health survey, vehicular traffic,
    Date: 2009

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