Passive smoking by asthmatics: its greater effect on boys than on girls and on older than on younger children.

@article{Murray1989PassiveSB,
  title={Passive smoking by asthmatics: its greater effect on boys than on girls and on older than on younger children.},
  author={Andrew B Murray and Brenda J Morrison},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1989},
  volume={84 3},
  pages={451-9}
}
In 415 nonsmoking asthmatic children who were seen consecutively, asthma symptoms were more severe if the mother was a smoker than if she was a nonsmoker. This applied to both sexes but was more marked in boys than in girls. There were also other indications that sons were the more severely affected: the forced expiratory volume at 1 second, the forced expiratory flow rate during the middle half of the forced vital capacity, and the provocation concentration of histamine needed to result in a… CONTINUE READING

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