Children with asthma versus healthy children: differences in secondhand smoke exposure and caregiver perceived risk.

@article{Borrelli2014ChildrenWA,
  title={Children with asthma versus healthy children: differences in secondhand smoke exposure and caregiver perceived risk.},
  author={Belinda Borrelli and elizabeth L. McQuaid and Theodore L Wagener and Sally Katharine Hammond},
  journal={Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 5},
  pages={554-61}
}
INTRODUCTION Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure remains a public health problem. Few, if any, studies include both children with and without asthma to assess differences in caregiver smoking behavior, risk perception, and SHS. METHODS Participants were 738 daily U.S. smokers (443 caregivers of children with asthma [CG-AC] and 295 caregivers of healthy children [CG-HC]; 50.9% White, 25% Black, 15% Latino). Data are cross-sectional; SHS was measured through self-report and passive dosimetry… CONTINUE READING
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