Indoor Smoke: Cooking with Solid Fuel
Color-coded map shows percentage of households using solid fuel for cooking in 2002. The map reflects health-related concerns with the use of dung, wood, crop waste or coal to cook. Young (under five years) children’s exposure to the smoke may cause respiratory-related diseases, and eventually lead to their death.
- Red: Over 75%
- Dark Orange: 51%-75%
- Light Orange: 26%-50%
- Yellow: 25% and under
- Grey: no data
A more detailed version of this map:
Inheriting the World: The Atlas of Children’s Health and the Environment, Part Two: Global Environmental Issues. By Bruce Gordon, Richard Mackay and Eva Rehfuess, World Health Organization, 2004.
ISBN 92 4 159156 0.
© WHO 2004. All rights reserved.
This map is one in a series:
- Malaria, 2004
- Passive Smoking: Children Protest, 1999-2003
- Traditional Hazards, New Risks, c. 2002
- Two Worlds: Rich and Poor, 2004
- Water for All: Making it Happen, c. 2002
- The World’s Forgotten Children, 1970-2000
- Lead: IQ Alert, c. 2002
- Child Labor: Growing Up Too Quickly, c. 2004
- Indoor Smoke: Breaking Down Respiratory Defences, c. 2000
- Healthy Schools: Empowering Children, 2001-2003
- Climate Change, 1970-2050
- Enjoying the Sun Safely, c. 2000