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Table 3 Individuals affected by the respiratory diseases among different groups based on the type of fuel used for cooking (Per hundred thousand)

From: Measuring the impact of household energy consumption on respiratory diseases in India

Type of fuel used for cooking Asthma/Chronic respiratory failure Tuberculosis Cancer-respiratory system
LPG/Electricity 392 65 22
Firewood 456 112 23
Crop Residue 875 174 15
Cow Dung Cake 650 193 39
Coal/Lignite 780 116 28
Kerosene 489 108 42
  1. Note: Figures are based on authors’ calculation from DLHS-IV