Exposure of children to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and its association with respiratory ailments.

@article{Tamim2003ExposureOC,
  title={Exposure of children to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and its association with respiratory ailments.},
  author={Hala Tamim and Umayya M Musharrafieh and Zana El Roueiheb and Khalid A. Yunis and Wassim Y Almawi},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2003},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={
          571-6
        }
}
  • Hala Tamim, Umayya M Musharrafieh, +2 authors Wassim Y Almawi
  • Published in
    The Journal of asthma…
    2003
  • Medicine
  • OBJECTIVES To assess the impact of domestic passive smoking (cigarettes or narghile) on the development of respiratory ailments among children ages 10-15 years. METHODS Students were recruited from five private schools in Beirut, and information on demographic, in-home smoking, and students' respiratory tract illnesses (cough, wheezing, runny nose, or nasal congestion) were collected from each participant. RESULTS Of 625 students surveyed, 438 (70.1%) had at least one individual smoking at… CONTINUE READING

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