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Measures of exposure to secondhand smoke: recent developments.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23047888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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About a third of the world's population is exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS), despite reductions in smoking prevalence in many countries. Accurate, cost-effective measures of exposure are needed in investigations of the health risks associated with SHS, and in studies of interventions to extend smoke-free environments. There have been important developments in the use of questionnaires, air quality monitoring and biomarkers, but still, there is no single, gold standard assessment of exposure to SHS. Choice of measure depends on circumstances, including cost, scale and time window.
Authors:
Alistair Woodward
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-9
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tobacco control     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1468-3318     ISO Abbreviation:  Tob Control     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9209612     Medline TA:  Tob Control     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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