Comparison of three methods for estimating environmental tobacco smoke exposure among children aged between 12 and 36 months.

@article{Nafstad1995ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of three methods for estimating environmental tobacco smoke exposure among children aged between 12 and 36 months.},
  author={Per H. J. Nafstad and Grete S Botten and Joy A Hagen and Kolbj\orn Zahlsen and Odd Georg Nilsen and T Silsand and Johny Steinar Kongerud},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={1995},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={88-94}
}
BACKGROUND The methods currently used for measuring environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure among small children all have their limitations. The aim of this study was to compare the results of questionnaire assessments of children's ETS exposure with cotinine measurements in urine and nicotine measurements in hair, a new method for estimating average ETS exposure. METHODS Questionnaire information on ETS exposure and a sample of hair were collected from 94 children aged 12-36 months. A… CONTINUE READING

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