Secondhand smoke exposure in bars and restaurants in Guatemala City: before and after smoking ban evaluation

@article{Barnoya2010SecondhandSE,
  title={Secondhand smoke exposure in bars and restaurants in Guatemala City: before and after smoking ban evaluation},
  author={Joaqu{\'i}n Barnoya and Mariel Arvizu and Miranda R Jones and Juan Carlos Hern{\'a}ndez and Patrick N. Breysse and Ana Navas-Aci{\'e}n},
  journal={Cancer Causes & Control},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={151-156}
}
In February 2009, Guatemala implemented a comprehensive smoking ban. We assessed air nicotine levels in bars and restaurants 6 months after the ban (post-ban) and compared them with levels found in 2006 (pre-ban). Exposure was estimated by passive sampling of vapor-phase nicotine using samplers (n = 50) placed for 7 working days in 10 bars and 11 restaurants in Guatemala City. Air nicotine was measured by gas chromatography, and the time-weighted average concentration in μg/m3 was estimated… CONTINUE READING

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