Table 5

Comparison of aircraft SHS dose with ground based dose for workers

Cotinine study; number of workersMedian serum cotinine level (ng/ml)Exposure venueEstimated ratio to average worker
*Estimated from model; †geometric mean.
Mattson et al21; n = 92.88*Exposed on aircraft6.1–7.3
NHANES III, Mannino (personal communication)0.393US workers, national sample1.0
NHANES III, Pirkle et al38; n = 120000.468†US workers, national sample1.0