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Measure: Passive Smoke Exposure   #070300

Definition: Measure to determine exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS)

Purpose: Exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) increases risk of lung cancer, cardiovascular disease, and perhaps other cancers. To evaluate the role of tobacco exposure in any gene/environment interactions, an assessment of ETS should be made.



environmental tobacco smoke, ETS, smoke, exposure, childhood, tobacco, cigarettes, lung, lung cancer, environmental, environment, nicotine, social settings, public places, restaurants and bars, adolescent, smoking, smoking restrictions, second-hand smoke, Southwest Oncology Group (SWOG), Cancer, second hand smoke, secondhand smoke, second-hand smoke

Measure Release Date: December 30, 2009

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