Does Smoke From Biomass Fuel Contribute to Anemia in Pregnant Women in Nagpur, India? A Cross-sectional Study

Using data from the National Institutes of Health-funded Maternal and Newborn Health Registry Study in Nagpur, India, this study evaluated whether exposure to smoke from biomass fuel as opposed to clean fuel was an independent risk factor for anemia in pregnancy. Exposure to biomass fuel was found to be associated with higher risks of mild and moderate-to-severe anemia in pregnancy.

PLoS One. 2015