Effects of air pollution on human health : perspective of university students / Norazah Umar ... [et al.]

Umar, Norazah and Mohamad Japeri, Ahmad Zia Ul-Saufie and Mahlan, Siti Balqis and Shamsuddin, Maisurah (2015) Effects of air pollution on human health : perspective of university students / Norazah Umar ... [et al.]. Esteem Academic Journal, 11 (1). pp. 144-149. ISSN 1675-7939

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Abstract

Air pollution has significant effect to human health, agriculture and ecosytem. There are numerous reports pertaining to the effect of air pollution on human health, agriculture crops, forest species and ecosystem. The objective of this study is to look at the perspective of university students about the effects of air pollution on human health. 46 respondents from Universiti Teknologi MARA Pulau Pinang have been selected randomly to participate in this pilot study. The research finding shows that on average 73.8% students have knowledge on the effect of air pollution to their health. Result with mean of 4.09 implies that students are mostly concerned about the environment for children while they are less concerned about the asthma incidences cause by air pollution.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num.
Umar, NorazahUNSPECIFIED
Mohamad Japeri, Ahmad Zia Ul-SaufieUNSPECIFIED
Mahlan, Siti BalqisUNSPECIFIED
Shamsuddin, MaisurahUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine > Environmental health. Including sewage disposal, air pollution, nuisances, water supply
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Environmental pollution
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Special types of environment. Including soil pollution, air pollution, noise pollution
T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > Air pollution and its control > Indoor air pollution. Including indoor air quality
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pulau Pinang
Journal or Publication Title: Esteem Academic Journal
ISSN: 1675-7939
Volume: 11
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 144-149
Item ID: 11995
Uncontrolled Keywords: Health, Air Pollution, API Index, Survey
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2016 17:06
Depositing User: Staf Pendigitalan 1
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/11995

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