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  1. Fulltext. Daily exposure to environmental tobacco smoke : smokers vs nonsmokers in California.

    Article - En anglais



    This study examined the differences in environmental tobacco smoke exposure between smokers and non-smokers.


    A probability sample of 1579 California adults completed a 1-day time diary of a full day's activities in which they reported whether any smoker was present during each activity.


    Some 61% of respondents reported at least some environmental tobacco smoke exposure in these diary accounts (for an average of up to 5 hours per day), and potential exposure rose monotonically with number of cigarettes actively smoked.

    Heaviest smokers reported about four times as much such exposure as nonsmokers.


    Because smokers lead life-styles that expose them to far higher levels of environmental tobacco smoke exposure, that factor needs to be controlled in studies estimating the effects of active smoking.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme passif, Toxicité, Exposition, Fumeur, Non fumeur, Epidémiologie, Adulte, Homme, Californie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Etude comparative

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Passive smoking, Toxicity, Exposure, Smoker, Non smoker, Epidemiology, Adult, Human, California, United States, North America, America, Comparative study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0452606

    Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 10/04/1997.