Exposure of pre-school children to passive cigarette and narghile smoke in Beirut.

@article{Tamim2006ExposureOP,
  title={Exposure of pre-school children to passive cigarette and narghile smoke in Beirut.},
  author={Hala M. Tamim and Ghassan Akkary and Abbas H. El-Zein and Zana El-Roueiheb and Souheil Y. El-Chemaly},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2006},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={509-12}
}
BACKGROUND Narghile is a resurging smoking device. However, little research has been done to assess passive smoking exposure. The objective of the present study is to evaluate the exposure of pre-school age children in Beirut to parental passive smoking from cigarette and/or narghile. METHODS Data were collected from 1057 pre-school age children attending 16 day cares and 7 nursery schools in the city of Beirut. RESULTS The overall prevalence of parental smoking (cigarette and/or narghile… CONTINUE READING