13. Association of environmental tobacco smoke exposure with socioeconomic status in a population of 7725 New Zealanders (1998)

Gary Whitlock, Stephen MacMahon, Stephen Vander Hoorn, Peter Davis, Rodney Jackson, Robyn Norton

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The objective of the survey is test the hypothesis that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure is inversely associated with socioeconomic status. 7725 non-smoking adults took part (volunteer sample of a multi-industry workforce, n = 5564; and a random sample of urban electoral rolls, n = 2161), including 5408 males; mean age 45 years.

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