Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in inner-city children.

  title={Environmental tobacco smoke exposure in inner-city children.},
  author={Virginia M. Weaver and Cecilia T Davoli and Sharon E Murphy and Jordi Sunyer and Paul J Heller and Steven Colosimo and John D. Groopman},
  journal={Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology},
  volume={5 2},
Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) was assessed as part of a pilot study aimed at determining the extent of multiple toxicant exposures in children from inner-city areas of Baltimore, MD. Questionnaire data on sources of ETS and urinary cotinine were obtained in children considered at high risk for urban exposures because of previous or current overexposure to one inner-city environmental hazard, lead. Fifty-three (67.1%) of the 79 participants were exposed to ETS in the preceding 48… CONTINUE READING