Parental smoking and post-infancy wheezing in children: a prospective cohort study.

@article{Neuspiel1989ParentalSA,
  title={Parental smoking and post-infancy wheezing in children: a prospective cohort study.},
  author={Daniel R. Neuspiel and Demaretta Rush and Neville R Butler and Jean Golding and Polly E Bijur and M R Kurzon},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1989},
  volume={79 2},
  pages={168-71}
}
The contribution of parental smoking to wheezing in children was studied in a subset of all British births between April 5 and 11, 1970 (N = 9,670). Children of smoking mothers had an 18.0 per cent cumulative incidence of post-infancy wheezing through 10 years of age, compared with 16.2 per cent among children of nonsmoking mothers (risk ratio 1.11, 95% CI: 1.02, 1.21). This difference was confined to wheezing attributed to wheezy bronchitis, of which children of smokers had 7.4 per cent, and… CONTINUE READING

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