Fetal and Postnatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and Respiratory Health in Children

  title={Fetal and Postnatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and Respiratory Health in Children},
  author={Renata Zlotkowska and Jan E Zejda},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
The aim of this paper was to find out whether fetal exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), as compared to postnatal ETS exposure, is an independent risk factor for respiratory symptoms and diseases in younger schoolchildren. The cross-sectional epidemiological study comprised population of 1,561 Polish schoolchildren, aged 9–11 years. Information on the exposure to tobacco smoke and other sources of indoor air pollution at home, respiratory and allergic health status, and socio-economic… CONTINUE READING


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 23 extracted citations

Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and respiratory health in children

European Journal of Pediatrics • 2009
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Environmental tobacco smoke ( ETS ) exposure and respiratory morbidity in school age children

C. Constanta, I. Sampaioa, +4 authors T. Bandeirac
View 2 Excerpts

Atemwegs- und Allergieerkrankungen bei Kindern

Bundesgesundheitsblatt - Gesundheitsforschung - Gesundheitsschutz • 2016

Association between prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and allergies in young children.

The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma • 2011


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 29 references

Risk factors for development of asthma

E vonMutius, MR Sears
Asthma, Vol. 8. Eur. Respir. Monograph, • 2003
View 2 Excerpts

Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on the respiratory health of children

Jaakkola JJK, MS Jaakkola
Scand J Work Environ Health 2002; • 2002
View 1 Excerpt

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…