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Characteristics of low-level cigarette smoking in a California Hispanic farm worker cohort.

Authors
Rodriquez-E; Marois-M; Hennessy-Burt-T; Schenker-MB
Source
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2011 May; 183(Meeting Abstracts):A1772
NIOSHTIC No.
20044734
Abstract
RATIONALE: In the US, cigarette smoking is a preventable cause of death. Hispanics smoke at lower rates than non-Hispanic Whites and Blacks; however, risks of low-level smoking have not been established. This study characterizes low-level smokers and identifies risk factors in a California farm worker population. METHODS: MICASA is a population-based investigation of agricultural exposures and health. 620 participants completed baseline and follow-up interviews. Smokers were identified as smoking at least 100 cigarettes and low-level smokers were comprised of those who smoked
Keywords
Agriculture; Agricultural-workers; Farmers; Racial-factors; Cigarette-smoking; Smoking; Tobacco; Risk-analysis; Risk-factors; Health-surveys; Exposure-levels; Humans; Men; Women; Demographic-characteristics; Behavior; Group-behavior; Sociological-factors
Contact
E. Rodriquez, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA
CODEN
AJCMED
Publication Date
20110501
Document Type
Abstract
Email Address
erodriquez@ucdavis.edu
Funding Type
Grant
Fiscal Year
2011
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Grant-Number-R01-OH-009293
ISSN
1073-449X
Source Name
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
State
CA
Performing Organization
University of California - Davis
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