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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Coordinating Center for Health Promotion, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, 2006.

Message from Michael O. Leavitt

In the Message from Michael O. Leavitt, the fourth sentence of the last paragraph should read: "As of the year 2000, more than 94 million residents of the United States aged 3 or older still are estimated to be exposed to secondhand smoke."

Page iii, 2nd sentence, last paragraph

On page iii (Preface), the second sentence of the last paragraph should read: "Almost half of nonsmokers in the United States have biologic evidence of exposure to secondhand smoke."

Page iii, 5th sentence, last paragraph

On page iii (Preface), the fifth sentence of the last paragraph should read: "However, more than 94 million nonsmokers are still exposed."

Page 135

On page 135, the last sentence of the first paragraph in the left column should read: "Overall, based upon serum cotinine measures, approximately 22 million children aged 3 through 11 years, 14 million nonsmoking youth aged 12 through 19 years, and 60 million nonsmoking adults aged 20 or more years in the United States were exposed to secondhand smoke in 2000 (Table 4.2)."

Page 136, Table 4.2

On page 136, Table 4.2 should read as follows:

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