About 33.6% of COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) (DALYs) could be attributed to ambient air pollution, 25.8% to household air pollution and 21% to smoking.
Disability adjusted life years or DALYs are years of healthy life lost to premature death and suffering.
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