Table 2.

Cooking area concentrations of PM2.5 and PM2.5–10 (μg/m3) stratified by small-commercial cooking and neighborhood fuel use

Commercial cooking (biomass fuels)Commercial cooking (nonbiomass fuels)No commercial cooking
PM2.5
 Low biomass use community*Number of households5426
Geometric mean (95% CI)27 (18, 39)23 (11, 47)30 (26, 33)
 High biomass use communityNumber of households16028
Geometric mean (95% CI)77 (64, 91)52 (45, 60)
PM2.5–10
 Low biomass use communityNumber of households4425
Geometric mean (95% CI)63 (24, 167)47 (11, 194)53 (40, 71)
 High biomass use communityNumber of households16028
Geometric mean (95% CI)143 (120, 169)117 (103, 132)
  • *The proportion of households using biomass fuels in the EA is below median of all EAs.

  • The proportion of households using biomass fuels in the EA is above median of all EAs.