Contaminant cause

Passive Smoking

Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called second-hand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" smoker. It occurs when tobacco smoke permeates any environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environment.

Risk Factor
0 effects
Measured in hours

Caution

Not recommended. Individuals who have never smoked have an estimated 30% increased relative risk of CHD if they live with a smoker (p<0.00 )

Recommended Dosage

Not recommended

Related to Passive Smoking

Passive Smoking Health Risks

OutcomesEffectEvidenceReferences

Lymphoma Lymphatic outcome
Lymphoma
Lymphatic

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Cardiovascular ...
Cardiovascular

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Congenital Anomaly Maternity outcome

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

Meningioma Nervous outcome
Meningioma
Nervous

Strong Increase

Evidence: High

1 study

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