This publication co-authored by USC Institute for Global Health Director Heather Wipfli employs sensitive methods to address the issue of exposure to secondhand smoke among children and women in an understudied developing country setting (Syria). The study combines data collected by the Syrian Center for Tobacco Studies as part of two international studies conducted in 2006: the Secondhand Smoke Exposure among Women and Children study (Johns Hopkins) and the Global Air Monitoring Study (Roswell Park Cancer Institute).
Authors: Maziak W, Ali RA, Fouad MF, Rastam S, Wipfli H, Travers MJ, Ward KD, Eissenberg T
Published By: American Journal of Public Health
Date: July 30, 2007
Publication Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/08958370701758783?journalCode=iiht20#.Vug79sc4mb8