Secondhand Smoke Exposure and Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease: The Multi‐Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

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Jones, Miranda R.; Magid, Hoda S.; Al‐Rifai, Mahmoud; McEvoy, John W.; Kaufman, Joel D.; Hinckley Stukovsky, Karen D.; Szklo, Moyses; Polak, Joseph; Burke, Gregory L.; Post, Wendy S.; Blaha, Michael J.; Navas‐Acien, Ana;
(2016)
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Inc.
  • Journal: Journal of the American Heart Association: Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Disease,volume 5,issue 12 (eissn: 2047-9980)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5210438, doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002965
  • Subject: atherosclerosis | ankle‐brachial index | Cardiovascular Disease | Risk Factors | coronary artery calcium | peripheral artery disease | Lifestyle | Epidemiology | inflammation | smoking | Primary Prevention | Original Research | carotid intima‐media thickness | secondhand smoke

Background Few studies have evaluated the association between secondhand smoke (SHS) and subclinical cardiovascular disease among ethnically diverse populations. This study assesses the impact of SHS on inflammation and atherosclerosis (carotid intima‐media thickness, c... View more