Date: Wednesday 17, 2010
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
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.