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passive smoke

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Hypertension was significantly more common in people exposed to passive smoke at home or work (7.2%) compared to no exposure (5.5%).
Result: Out of 307 subjects, 196(63.84%) were currently exposed to passive smoke either at home or at workplace or at both, and 24(12.24%) of them had chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diagnosed by means of spirometry.
A major deficiency was the lack of measurement of passive smoke exposure outside the home.
Effect of passive smoke exposure on general anesthesia for pediatric dental patients.
Smokers have got no right to force non-smokers to passive smoke at any time or any place.
Passive smoke leads to higher risk of coronary heart disease and other health problems.
There was no significant association between duration of passive smoking exposure and occurrence of abortion among passive smoke exposure.
Results found that exposure to passive smoke when they were growing up almost doubled their risk for COPD and respiratory symptoms in adulthood.
Regarding the results on passive smoke exposure, there is a possibility of a spuriously statistically significant result because of multiple statistical testing, and the evidence can be considered suggestive of an association at best.
Dr Angie Brown said passive smoke can be as much as 23 times more toxic in a vehicle than in a house because of the confined space.
oIn 1986, passive smoke was declared a health hazard in the US .
The smoke-free policies implemented by the Dubai Health Authority will reduce passive smoke levels in public areas, improving community health and reducing demands on our health care system say local health professionals.