The control of environmental tobacco smoke: a policy review.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/100073
Title:
The control of environmental tobacco smoke: a policy review.
Authors:
McNabola, Aonghus; Gill, Laurence William
Affiliation:
Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. amcnabol@tcd.ie
Citation:
The control of environmental tobacco smoke: a policy review. 2009, 6 (2):741-58 Int J Environ Res Public Health
Journal:
International journal of environmental research and public health
Issue Date:
Feb-2009
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/100073
DOI:
10.3390/ijerph6020741
PubMed ID:
19440413
Abstract:
According to World Health Organisation figures, 30% of all cancer deaths, 20% of all coronary heart diseases and strokes and 80% of all chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are caused by cigarette smoking. Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) exposure has also been shown to be associated with disease and premature death in non-smokers. In response to this environmental health issue, several countries have brought about a smoking ban policy in public places and in the workplace. Countries such as the U.S., France, Italy, Ireland, Malta, the Netherlands, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, and England have all introduced policies aimed at reducing the population exposure to ETS. Several investigations have monitored the effectiveness of these smoking ban policies in terms of ETS concentrations, human health and smoking prevalence, while others have also investigated a number of alternatives to smoking ban policy measures. This paper reviews the state of the art in research, carried out in the field of ETS, smoking bans and Tobacco Control to date and highlights the need for future research in the area.
Item Type:
Article
Language:
en
MeSH:
Air Pollutants; Environmental Exposure; Health Policy; Prevalence; Smoking; Tobacco; World Health Organization
ISSN:
1660-4601

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorMcNabola, Aonghusen
dc.contributor.authorGill, Laurence Williamen
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-01T14:00:17Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-01T14:00:17Z-
dc.date.issued2009-02-
dc.identifier.citationThe control of environmental tobacco smoke: a policy review. 2009, 6 (2):741-58 Int J Environ Res Public Healthen
dc.identifier.issn1660-4601-
dc.identifier.pmid19440413-
dc.identifier.doi10.3390/ijerph6020741-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/100073-
dc.description.abstractAccording to World Health Organisation figures, 30% of all cancer deaths, 20% of all coronary heart diseases and strokes and 80% of all chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are caused by cigarette smoking. Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) exposure has also been shown to be associated with disease and premature death in non-smokers. In response to this environmental health issue, several countries have brought about a smoking ban policy in public places and in the workplace. Countries such as the U.S., France, Italy, Ireland, Malta, the Netherlands, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, and England have all introduced policies aimed at reducing the population exposure to ETS. Several investigations have monitored the effectiveness of these smoking ban policies in terms of ETS concentrations, human health and smoking prevalence, while others have also investigated a number of alternatives to smoking ban policy measures. This paper reviews the state of the art in research, carried out in the field of ETS, smoking bans and Tobacco Control to date and highlights the need for future research in the area.-
dc.language.isoenen
dc.subject.meshAir Pollutants-
dc.subject.meshEnvironmental Exposure-
dc.subject.meshHealth Policy-
dc.subject.meshPrevalence-
dc.subject.meshSmoking-
dc.subject.meshTobacco-
dc.subject.meshWorld Health Organization-
dc.titleThe control of environmental tobacco smoke: a policy review.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland. amcnabol@tcd.ieen
dc.identifier.journalInternational journal of environmental research and public healthen

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