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 C Factor
Measured in hours

There are 2 risks of Passive Smoking, including:

Cardiovascular Disease Cardiovascular outcome
Strong increased risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Cardiovascular system

1 study

Congenital Anomaly Maternity outcome
Strong increased risk of Congenital Anomaly
Maternity system

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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

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