Passive smoking and the health of children.

@article{Couriel1994PassiveSA,
  title={Passive smoking and the health of children.},
  author={Jonathan Michael Couriel},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 8},
  pages={731-4}
}
on the health of children. 1-3 Tobacco smoke is the commonest indoor environmental pollutant to which children are exposed. In Britain over 3-5 million young children, or half of those aged under 10 years, live with at least one adult who smokes.4 In 20% ofhomes both parents smoke, in 11% only the mother smokes, and in a further 19% only the father smokes.5 As they spend much of their early years with their parents, these children have prolonged exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. The… CONTINUE READING

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