Inconsistency between workplace and spousal studies of environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer.

@article{Levois1994InconsistencyBW,
  title={Inconsistency between workplace and spousal studies of environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer.},
  author={M Levois and M W Layard},
  journal={Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP},
  year={1994},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={309-16}
}
In a risk assessment released at the end of 1992, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) concluded that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is a known human lung carcinogen. The Agency reached that conclusion primarily on the basis of epidemiologic studies of self-reported never-smoking women, in which the exposure index was marriage to a smoker. However, the use of the spousal smoking exposure surrogate introduces many potential confounding factors. Such confounding and bias due to… CONTINUE READING

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