Validity of self-reported exposure to second-hand smoke in hospitality venues

Iñaki Galán, Elga Mayo, María J. López, Mónica Pérez-Ríos, Marcela Fu, Jose M. Martínez-Sánchez, Anna Schiaffino, Albert Moncada, Agustín Montes, Manel Nebot, Esteve Fernández

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Abstract

The aim was to assess the validity of self-reported exposure to second-hand smoke (SHS) in 50 hospitality venues of Madrid (Spain) in 2010, taking as a reference vapour-phase nicotine measured by active sampling. The questions posed in the questionnaire permitted distinguishing between the different levels of SHS. However, the moderate relationship found (Spearman's correlation=0.387, p

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalEnvironmental Research
Volume133
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Airborne nicotine
  • Hospitality venues
  • Second-hand smoke
  • Self-reported
  • Validity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Biochemistry

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