Exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1991.

@article{Pirkle1996ExposureOT,
  title={Exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1991.},
  author={J. Pirkle and K. Flegal and J. Bernert and D. Brody and R. Etzel and K. Maurer},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={1996},
  volume={275 16},
  pages={
          1233-40
        }
}
  • J. Pirkle, K. Flegal, +3 authors K. Maurer
  • Published 1996
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • OBJECTIVE To estimate the extent of exposure of the US population to environmental tobacco smoke and the contribution of the home and workplace environment to environmental tobacco smoke exposure. DESIGN Nationally representative cross-sectional survey including questionnaire information from persons aged 2 months and older (n=16818) and measurements of serum cotinine (a metabolite of nicotine) from persons aged 4 years and older (n=10642). SETTING/PARTICIPANTS Participants in the Third… CONTINUE READING
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