Residential wood stove use and indoor exposure to PM2.5 and its components in Northern New England.
Pediatrics, CORE, MMCRI
Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology.
BACKGROUND: Residential wood stove use has become more prevalent in high-income countries, but only limited data exist on indoor exposure to PM
METHODS: From 2014 to 2016, we collected 7-day indoor air samples in 137 homes of pregnant women in Northern New England, using a micro-environmental monitor. We examined associations of wood stove use with PM
RESULTS: Median (IQR) household PM
CONCLUSIONS: Homes with wood stoves, particularly those that were older and non-EPA-certified or burning wet wood had higher concentrations of indoor air combustion-related pollutants.
Fleisch, Abby F; Rokoff, Lisa B; Garshick, Eric; Grady, Stephanie T; Chipman, Jonathan W; Baker, Emily R; Koutrakis, Petros; and Karagas, Margaret R, "Residential wood stove use and indoor exposure to PM2.5 and its components in Northern New England." (2019). Maine Medical Center. 1192.