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Table 4 Concentrations of nicotine (mg/bidi) for different size fractions of the particulate phase of bidi smoke as measured by GC–MS analysis

From: Analysis of chemical constituents in mainstream bidi smoke

Bidi/cigarette Filter
A (> 2.50 μm) B (1.0–2.50 μm) C (0.50–1.0 μm) D (0.25–0.50 μm) L (< 0.25 μm)
Grape bidi 0.39 ± 0.005 0.17 ± 0.002 0.16 ± 0.001 0.65 ± 0.006 18.21 ± 0.12
Vanilla bidi 0.66 ± 0.019 0.17 ± 0.003 0.11 ± 0.001 0.60 ± 0.001 20.20 ± 0.23
  1. The data are reported as “mean ± 1 standard deviation” for triplicate measurements