Effects of passive smoking in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial.

@article{Svendsen1987EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of passive smoking in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial.},
  author={Kenneth H Svendsen and Lewis H. Kuller and M. J. Jim{\'e}nez Mart{\'i}n and Judith K. Ockene},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1987},
  volume={126 5},
  pages={783-95}
}
The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT), conducted in 1973-1982, provided a unique opportunity to study the effect of passive smoking on men whose wives smoke. MRFIT participants who reported at entry that they had never smoked tobacco products were classified according to the smoking status of their wives. Men with wives who smoked had similar mean levels of serum thiocyanate (54.3 vs. 53.9 mumol/liter, p = 0.83) but higher mean levels of expired carbon monoxide (7.7 vs. 7.1 ppm, p… CONTINUE READING