The effect of passive smoking on pulmonary function during childhood


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Bek K. , Tomac N., Delibas A., Tuna F., Tezic H., Sungur M.

POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.75, ss.339-341, 1999 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 75 Konu: 884
  • Basım Tarihi: 1999
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1136/pgmj.75.884.339
  • Dergi Adı: POSTGRADUATE MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.339-341

Özet

Passive smoking, especially of maternal origin, is known to influence adversely the development of children's pulmonary function. In this study, the effect of parental smoking on the puhmonary function of 360 primary school children aged 9-13 (mean 10.8+/-0.7) years was investigated. Information on parental smoking history was collected using a questionnaire, and spirometric measurements were performed on the children.