Impact of repeated lifestyle counselling in an atherosclerosis prevention trial on parental smoking and children's exposure to tobacco smoke.

@article{Kallio2006ImpactOR,
  title={Impact of repeated lifestyle counselling in an atherosclerosis prevention trial on parental smoking and children's exposure to tobacco smoke.},
  author={Katariina Kallio and Eero J. Jokinen and Mauri H{\"a}m{\"a}l{\"a}inen and Tuuli Kaitosaari and Iina Volanen and Jorma Viikari and Tapani R{\"o}nnemaa and Olli Simell},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2006},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={283-90}
}
AIM To determine whether repeated infancy-onset lifestyle counselling alters parental smoking and children's exposure to tobacco smoke. METHODS In 1990, 1062 healthy infants were recruited to a randomized, ongoing atherosclerosis prevention trial (STRIP). Intervention families received at least twice a year individualized nutrition and lifestyle counselling. By 1999, 652 8-y-old children continued participation. Exposure to tobacco smoke was evaluated using serum cotinine concentration… CONTINUE READING

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