Passive smoking exposure: a risk factor for chronic bronchitis and asthma in adults?

@article{Radon2002PassiveSE,
  title={Passive smoking exposure: a risk factor for chronic bronchitis and asthma in adults?},
  author={Katja Radon and Kerstin B{\"u}sching and Joachim Heinrich and H Wichmann and Rudolf A. J{\"o}rres and H. Magnussen and Dennis Nowak},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2002},
  volume={122 3},
  pages={1086-90}
}
OBJECTIVE The effects of passive smoke exposure on respiratory health are still under debate. Therefore, we examined the risk of respiratory symptoms related to passive smoke exposure among German adults within the European Community Respiratory Health Survey. METHODS The questionnaire data of the population-based sample (n = 1,890) were analyzed. Multiple logistic regression models were carried out for current asthma (asthma symptoms or medication), chronic bronchitis (cough with phlegm for… CONTINUE READING