Urinary cotinine concentration in flight attendants, in relation to exposure to environmental tobacco smoke during intercontinental flights.

@article{Lindgren1999UrinaryCC,
  title={Urinary cotinine concentration in flight attendants, in relation to exposure to environmental tobacco smoke during intercontinental flights.},
  author={Torsten Lindgren and Stefan Willers and Gunnar Skarping and Dan Norb{\"a}ck},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  year={1999},
  volume={72 7},
  pages={475-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To measure and compare the urinary cotinine concentration (U-cotinine) in non-smoking cabin attendants (C/A) working with the Scandinavian Airlines System, before and after work on intercontinental flights with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). METHODS The study material consisted of 24 cabin attendants and one pilot, all volunteers and all without exposure to ETS in the home, working on 15 intercontinental flights. Information on age, gender and occupation was… CONTINUE READING