Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke is a potential health risk for women of reproductive age and their children.
Household and workplace exposures were estimated for 4256 Hispanic women age 12 to 49 who participated in the Hispanic health and nutrition examination survey.
Age-specific household exposure for nonsmokers was 31% to 62% for Mexican-Americans, 22% to 59% for Puerto Ricans, and 40% to 53% for Cuban-Americans.
Exposure was significantly high for Puerto Rican and Mexican-American adolescents, 59% and 62%, respectively.
Workplace exposure for nonsmokers was 22% to 35% for Mexican-Americans, 28% to 33% for Puerto Ricans, and 33% to 49% for Cuban-Americans.
Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme passif, Milieu familial, Lieu travail, Homme, Adolescent, Femelle, Ethnie, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Hispanique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Passive smoking, Family environment, Work place, Human, Adolescent, Female, Ethnic group, Epidemiology, Prevalence, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0556079
Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 09/06/1995.