Quantifying environmental health impacts

Global estimates of burden of disease caused by environmental risks

Indoor air pollution

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ALRI: Acute lower respiratory infection; COPD: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Indoor air pollution attributable deaths ('000) and DALYs ('000) by disease and by WHO regions, 2004


Lower respiratory infections Chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases Trachea/bronchus/lung cancer
Children < 5 years Adults > 30 years Adults > 30 years
Deaths
Afr 500 51 0
Amr 12 17 0
Emr 108 34 0
Eur 11 9 0
Sear 218 412 1
Wpr 23 534 35
HIC 0 1 0
Total 872 1057 36
DALYs
Afr 17496 559 2
Amr 498 229 3
Emr 3829 410 0
Eur 364 117 1
Sear 7801 4686 6
Wpr 864 3809 326
HIC 2 8 0
Total 30854 9817 338

Afr: African Region (LMIC); Amr: Region of the Americas (LMIC); Emr: Eastern Mediterranean Region (LMIC); Eur: European Region (LMIC); Sear: South-East Asia Region (LMIC); WPR: Western Pacific Region (LMIC); HIC: High income regions.

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