Household smoking behavior and ETS exposure among children with asthma in low-income, minority households.

@article{Berman2003HouseholdSB,
  title={Household smoking behavior and ETS exposure among children with asthma in low-income, minority households.},
  author={Barbara A Berman and Glenn C. Wong and Roshan Bastani and Tuyen Dinh Hoang and Craig C. Jones and Darlene R. Goldstein and J. Thomas Bernert and Katherine S Hammond and Donald P Tashkin and Mary Ann Lewis},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2003},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={111-28}
}
Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure was measured among 242 children with asthma who live in homes where at least one person smokes. Subjects were identified through clinics, schools, community agencies, and hospitals serving low-income, medically underserved communities in Los Angeles. Parents were surveyed about smoking behaviors in the household, children's ETS exposure, and attitudes towards smoking and smoking behavior change. Validation measures included urine cotinine for the child… CONTINUE READING

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