The effect of coal stoves and environmental tobacco smoke on the level of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene.

@article{Siwiska1999TheEO,
  title={The effect of coal stoves and environmental tobacco smoke on the level of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene.},
  author={Ewa Siwińska and Danuta Mielzyńska and A Bubak and E Smolik},
  journal={Mutation research},
  year={1999},
  volume={445 2},
  pages={147-53}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate a relationship between indoor air pollution from heating and cooking with coal-burning stoves and from environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), and the level of urinary 1-hydroxypyrene (1-OH-PY). 1-OH-PY was analysed in children living in three areas of Silesia, a province in Poland. Urine samples were collected in winter, (1) from children exposed to ETS and smoke resulting from indoor coal-burning and (2) from control children. Airborne particulates… CONTINUE READING

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