Environmental tobacco smoke exposure during childhood is associated with increased prevalence of asthma in adults.

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OBJECTIVE To examine if exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) during childhood has an impact on asthma prevalence in adults, and to identify the amount of nuisance from ETS and other lower airway irritants (LAWIs) in a city population. DESIGN A postal survey. SETTING The municipality of Orebro, Sweden. PARTICIPANTS A total of 8,008 randomly… (More)

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