To assess the validity of hair nicotine as a biomarker of tobacco smoke exposure, particularly Secondhand Smoke (SHS), among a sample of bar and restaurant workers, using a self-reported questionnaire
- To assess the ability of hair nicotine to distinguish between smoking status of participants
- Assess the convergent validity of hair nicotine as a measure of SHS exposure
- How well hair nicotine levels correlates to SHS items
- How well hair nicotine levels are representative of number of sources of SHS exposure
Okoli, Chizimuzo T.C.; Hahn, Ellen J.; Hall, Lynne A.; and Rayens, Mary Kay, "Hair Nicotine as a Biomarker for Exposure to Secondhand Smoke" (2005). Nursing Presentations. 30.