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McGranahan, G., & Murray, F. (2012). Air Pollution and Health in Rapidly Developing Countries. Toronto: Taylor and Francis.

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  • TITLE: Knowledge of, Attitudes toward, and Practices regarding Indoor Pollution at Kuwait University

    AUTHORS: Nedaa A. Al-Khamees

    KEYWORDS: Indoor Air Pollution, University, Kuwait, Perception, Attitude, Practice

    JOURNAL NAME: Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, Vol.6 No.12, December 27, 2018

    ABSTRACT: Despite the increasing recognition of the importance of indoor air pollution, there have been few attempts to delineate the knowledge of and attitudes towards indoor air pollution, as well as the use of said knowledge and the effect of the attitudes on practice. This study sought to measure these attributes in a representative sample of students and teachers at Kuwait University using a self-administered questionnaire. Overall, the mean values for knowledge and attitudes were 7.88/19 and 3.89/5 respectively, indicating low knowledge and sub-optimal attitudes. The mean value for polluting practices was rather high at 1.05/2. Disappointingly, these results are very similar to those obtained in the previous surveys. Newspapers and magazines (65.8%) were the main source of information, followed by radio and television (62.4%). Teachers were significantly (p p p p p p p −0.067, p