A randomized trial of air cleaners and a health coach to improve indoor air quality for inner-city children with asthma and secondhand smoke exposure.

@article{Butz2011ART,
  title={A randomized trial of air cleaners and a health coach to improve indoor air quality for inner-city children with asthma and secondhand smoke exposure.},
  author={Arlene Manns Butz and Elizabeth C. Matsui and Patrick N. Breysse and Jean Curtin-Brosnan and Peyton A. Eggleston and Gregory B. Diette and Darin L. Williams and Jie Yuan and J. Thomas Bernert and Cynthia S. Rand},
  journal={Archives of pediatrics & adolescent medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={165 8},
  pages={
          741-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To test an air cleaner and health coach intervention to reduce secondhand smoke exposure compared with air cleaners alone or no air cleaners in reducing particulate matter (PM), air nicotine, and urine cotinine concentrations and increasing symptom-free days in children with asthma residing with a smoker. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial, with randomization embedded in study database. SETTINGS The Johns Hopkins Hospital Children's Center and homes of children. PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING
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