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Data for the study was collected from 108 children, aged between six and eight years, from two village schools at Kheri and Samlehri in Haryana between July 2012 and June 2013. The researches visited their houses in the villages to find out the level of indoor pollution. (Image used for representation).(GETTY IMAGES.)

Kids exposed to indoor pollution from burning of solid biomass fuel have lower IQ: Study

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 10:12 PM IST
The study was conducted by a team of medical professors and doctors from the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. The team analyzed how household air pollution was taking a toll on children’s cognitive function, particularly of those who were exposed to such pollution during the first three years of their lives.
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