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dc.contributor.authorLeung, Abraham
dc.contributor.authorLe, Thi Phuong Linh
dc.date.accessioned2019-11-07T01:00:09Z
dc.date.available2019-11-07T01:00:09Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.issn2352-1465
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/388945
dc.description.abstractWith rapid industrialisation and motorisation, air pollution is a serious problem for many emerging economies in the Global South. Studies of air pollution are limited in Vietnam, especially studies about the perception of air pollution and its association with transport. Knowledge of how the public perceive pollution and their concerns about air pollution could be the missing link in garnering public support for effective sustainable transport policies and strategies (e.g. mode shift from motorised transport to active travel) that help reduce emissions. This study aims to gain insight into perceived air quality and negative impacts of exposure to air pollution while commuting. 222 respondents from 24 urban districts in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) were surveyed. Data collected include socio-demographic, travel characteristics and psychometric measures of travel-related air pollution. Air quality in HCMC is widely perceived to be poor, with most respondents reported exposure to air pollution during travel is negatively affecting their health in three different measures (affecting general health (E1), as a barrier of active travel (E2) and causing cardiovascular disease (E3)). Binary logistic regression modelling results suggest proximity to busy traffic, industrial/commercial/transport land use, old age (50 years older), higher levels of environmental concern and poor self-rated health are statistically associated to perceived health and travel impacts due to air pollution during commutes. Better environmental, transport and land use policies are urgently needed in HCMC to address air pollution. Perceptions can be managed by improving information dissemination of air pollution levels and their effects.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.publisher.urihttps://www.journals.elsevier.com/transportation-research-procedia
dc.relation.ispartofconferencenameWorld Conference on Transport Research - WCTR 2019
dc.relation.ispartofconferencetitleTransportation Research Procedia
dc.relation.ispartofdatefrom2019-11-26
dc.relation.ispartofdateto2019-05-31
dc.relation.ispartoflocationMumbai, India
dc.subject.fieldofresearchTransport Planning
dc.subject.fieldofresearchEnvironmental Monitoring
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode120506
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode050206
dc.titleThe perception of air pollution exposure from commuting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
dc.typeConference output
dc.type.descriptionE1 - Conferences
dcterms.bibliographicCitationLeung, AC-K; Le, TPL, The perception of air pollution exposure from commuting in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019
dcterms.licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.date.updated2019-11-06T06:30:14Z
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gro.rights.copyright© 2018 The Authors. Published by Elsevier B.V. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/) which permits unrestricted, non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, providing that the work is properly cited.
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