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This section contains scientific articles, reports and other documents related to energy poverty.

Bhattacharya, J., DeLeire, T., Haider, S. and Currie, J.
2003
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The study sought to determine the effects of cold-weather periods on budgets and nutritional outcomes among poor American families. Both poor and richer families increased fuel expenditures in response to unusually cold weather. Poor families reduced food expenditures by roughly the same amount...Read more

Howieson, S.G., et al.
2003
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This paper is concerned with historical changes in domestic ventilation rates, relative humidity and the associated risk of house dust mite colonization. A controlled trial evaluated allergen and water vapour control measures on the level of house dust mite (HDM) Der p1 allergen and indoor...Read more

Evans, J., Hyndman, S., Stewart-Brown, S., Smith, D. and Petersen, S.
2000
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This study shows that being unable to keep the home warm enough in winter is more strongly associated with health outcomes than is damp housing. However, as cold and damp housing are closely related, it is likely that their combined effects are shown in these results. The importance of worry as...Read more

Keatinge, W.R., Coleshaw, S.R.K. and Holmes, J.
1989
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Changes in summer (July-September) and winter (January-March) mortalities of people aged 70-74 in England and Wales from 1964 to 1984 were compared with possible causal factors. Summer mortalities were little affected by annual temperature or influenza epidemics and fell from 1972-1975 for all...Read more

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