Racial differences in the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and lung function in children.

@article{Cunningham1995RacialDI,
  title={Racial differences in the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and lung function in children.},
  author={John Ryan Cunningham and Douglas W. Dockery and Diane R. Gold and Frank E. Speizer},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={1995},
  volume={152 2},
  pages={565-9}
}
We recently reported that suburban white schoolchildren whose mothers smoked during pregnancy have significantly reduced lung function. Because inner-city and minority children may be at greater risk for respiratory morbidity, we evaluated the relationship between maternal smoking during pregnancy and lung function in 493 white and 383 black schoolchildren 9 to 11 yr of age in three areas of Philadelphia. The child's passive smoking history was determined from reports by the mother. Spirometry… CONTINUE READING

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