Does general public aware about air pollution? What is their attitude on health and environment? A Narrative Review
Ruhi Naqvi, Athokpam Sonia Devi
Introduction: Globally, air pollution represents the greatest environmental threat to human well- being. It has become the major worldwide hazard for people’s well-being, Urban habitants in developing countries are at higher risk of CVD, and respiratory illness. Methodology: A computerized systematic search of published literature from Pub Med, EBSCO and Google scholar which are available in different database from the year of 2009 to 2018. Result: During initial search 2250 titles were retrieved and after screening 6 articles were selected for full text screening. Finally 6 research articles were selected based on the inclusion criteria. Conclusion: The main sources for outdoor air pollution in urban areas are industries, domestic fuel burning and vehicles. The urgent need for policies to increase awareness about air pollution risks among general populace of India in order to prevent chronic illness.