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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Scherer, G; Krämer, U; Meger-Kossien, I; Riedel, K; Heller, WD; Link, E; Gostomzyk, JG; Ring, J; Behrendt, H 
Title:
Determinants of children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS): a study in Southern Germany. 
Abstract:
Maternal smoking has been repeatedly found to be the most important determinant of children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Here, we further investigated predictors for the urinary cotinine/creatinine ratio (CCR, ng/mg) in 1220 preschool children for the year 1996. Children from smoking homes (35.1%) had significantly higher CCR than children from nonsmoking homes (mean: 55.5 vs. 14.9 ng/mg). The level of education of the parents was a strong predictor for CCRs even after adjust...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
284-92 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1053-4245 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie