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Date: Wednesday 17, 2010

Category: Study

Language: English

Organisation: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública México
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health Institute for Global Tobacco Control
University of Texas, School of Public Health

Keywords: Tobacco smoke nicotine air hair homes children women Mexico

et al., Avila-Tang E , Barreintos-Gutierrez T, Reynales-Shigematsu L

Tobacco smoke exposure in homes of Mexico City: environmental analysis of nicotine in women's and children’s hair

In Mexico no evaluation on environmental tobacco smoke has been conducted. The objective of this study is to quantify environmental nicotine in Mexico City homes, simultaneously evaluating nicotine levels in children and women.