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Assessment of indoor environmental impacts on human health (Case study: Glass city, Firozabad (India)(
|مقاله 1، دوره 3، شماره 2، تیر 2017، صفحه 175-183 اصل مقاله (647.05 K)|
|نوع مقاله: Original Research Paper|
|شناسه دیجیتال (DOI): 10.7508/pj.2017.02. 001|
|Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India|
|The present study aims to analyze the existing indoor environmental conditions of Firozabad City along with its impact on people’s health by going through the correlative index of indoor environment’s determinant and different diseases, faced by the people. In order to measure spatial disparities, the statistical technique, i.e. the standard score additive model (Z- score), has been applied to develop a composite score for each set of indicators in order to arrive at the general environmental and health condition of the study area as a whole. The analysis reveals that high intensity of indoor pollution and disease are reported in peripheral and old parts of the city. Preventive measures, likely to have deleterious health effects and improve such harmful environmental conditions, should be adopted. Enhanced use of clean fuel and national uniform housing codes or guidelines that address factors, affecting indoor air quality, makes up the current need.|
|correlative index؛ Diseases؛ housing conditions؛ indoor air pollution|
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