Effects of thermal radiation using wood stoves on population health

Casas Viejas community, Jipijapa Canton

  • Rafael Santiago Rodríguez Vallejo Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • María Rodríguez Gámez Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Andrés Manuel Salas Espinales Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Antonio Vázquez Pérez Universidad Técnica de Manabí, Portoviejo, Ecuador
Keywords: abdominal, biomass, health, manabí, thermal radiation

Abstract

The use of biomass for cooking food in the rural sector of the province of Manabí is very common. The present work analyzes the situation of families that use wood stoves for the cooking of food in the community of Casas Viejas, canton Jipipapa, province of Manabí. Thermography techniques have used to measure the level of emissivity to which users of traditional kitchens are exposed. It was determined that the exposure is direct and reaches temperatures up to 250 ° C, being able to raise its body temperature in the abdominal area up to 80 ° C. This periodic and prolonged exposure to thermal radiation can seriously affect the health of users.

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Published
2019-06-15
How to Cite
Vallejo, R. S. R., Gámez, M. R., Espinales, A. M. S., & Pérez, A. V. (2019). Effects of thermal radiation using wood stoves on population health. International Research Journal of Management, IT and Social Sciences, 6(5), 1-8. https://doi.org/10.21744/irjmis.v6n5.656
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