The burden of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on the respiratory health of children 2 months through 5 years of age in the United States: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1994.

@article{Gergen1998TheBO,
  title={The burden of environmental tobacco smoke exposure on the respiratory health of children 2 months through 5 years of age in the United States: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1994.},
  author={Peter J. Gergen and Jessica A. Fowler and Kurt R. Maurer and William Wayne Davis and Mary D. Overpeck},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={1998},
  volume={101 2},
  pages={E8}
}
OBJECTIVE To measure the effect of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) on respiratory health in a national sample of young children. METHODS The study evaluated children 2 months through 5 years of age participating in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988 to 1994. The group was a representative sample of the US population (N = 7680). A parental report of household smoking or maternal smoking during pregnancy ascertained ETS exposure. Respiratory outcomes were based… CONTINUE READING
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