Prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory health in Russian children

@article{Jaakkola2006PrenatalAP,
  title={Prenatal and postnatal tobacco smoke exposure and respiratory health in Russian children},
  author={Jouni J. K. Jaakkola and Anna A. Kosheleva and Boris A. Katsnelson and Sergey V. Kuzmin and Larissa I Privalova and John D. Spengler},
  journal={Respiratory Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={7},
  pages={48 - 48}
}
BACKGROUND Only few studies have assessed the relative impact of prenatal and postnatal exposure to tobacco smoke on the child's later asthma or chronic respiratory symptoms and to our knowledge no studies have elaborated respiratory infections and allergies in this context. OBJECTIVE To assess the effects of prenatal and postnatal exposure to tobacco smoke on respiratory health of Russian school children. METHODS We studied a population of 5951 children (8 to 12 years old) from 9 Russian… CONTINUE READING

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