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Monograph 10: Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke

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Table of Contents:

  • Preface (PDF, 32 KB)
  • Authors and Acknowledgements (PDF, 32 KB)
  • Contents (PDF, 32 KB)

  • Executive Summary (2,500 KB)

  • Chapter 1
    Introduction
    (PDF, 96 KB)
    • Impact of ETS on the Health of Californians
    • Organization of the Report
    • Definition of ETS
    • Methodology
    • Weight-of-Evidence Evaluations References
  • Chapter 2
    Exposure Measurement and Prevalence
    (PDF, 352 KB)
    • Properties of ETS and Its Constituents
    • Exposure Measurement: ETS Concentrations in Indoor Environments
    • Exposure Measurement: Biological Markers
    • Exposure Measurement: Use of Questionnaires
    • Exposure Prevalence and Determinants
  • Chapter 3
    Developmental Toxicity I: Perinatal Manifestations
    (PDF, 256 KB)
    • Fetal Growth
    • Spontaneous Abortion and Perinatal Mortality
    • Congenital Malformations
  • Chapter 4
    Developmental Toxicity II: Postnatal Manifestations
    (PDF, 192 KB)
    • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
    • Cognition and Behavior in Children
    • Postnatal Physical Development
    • Respiratory Development and Function
  • Chapter 5
    Reproductive Effects
    (PDF, 96 KB)
    • Female Fertility and Fecundability
    • Other Female Reproductive Effects
    • Male Reproductive Toxicity
  • Chapter 6
    Respiratory Health Effects
    (PDF, 352 KB)
    • Acute Health Effects
    • Chronic Health Effects
    • Susceptible Populations

  • Chapter 7
    Carcinogenic Effects
    (PDF, 320 KB)
    • All Cancers (combined)
    • ETS and Lung Cancer
    • ETS and Cancer Sites Other Than Lung that are Associated with Active Smoking: Nasal Sinus, Cervical and Bladder
    • ETS and Cancer Sites Where Evidence for the Role of Active Smoking is Equivocal
  • Chapter 8
    Cardiovascular Effects
    (PDF, 256 KB)
    • Description of Epidemiologic Studies
    • Discussion of Epidemiologic Studies
    • Other Supportive Evidence