The independent role of prenatal and postnatal exposure to active and passive smoking on the development of early wheeze in children

C. I. Vardavas, C. Hohmann, E. Patelarou, D. Martinez, A. J. Henderson, R. Granell, J. Sunyer, M. Torrent, M. P. Fantini, D. Gori, I. Annesi-Maesano, R. Slama, L. Duijts, J. C. de Jongste, J. J. Aurrekoetxea, M. Basterrechea, E. Morales, F. Ballester, M. Murcia, C. ThijsM. Mommers, C. E. Kuehni, E. A. Gaillard, C. Tischer, J. Heinrich, C. Pizzi, D. Zugna, U. Gehring, A. Wijga, L. Chatzi, M. Vassilaki, A. Bergstrom, E. Eller, S. Lau, T. Keil, M. Nieuwenhuijsen, M. Kogevinas*

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Maternal smoking during pregnancy increases childhood asthma risk, but health effects in children of nonsmoking mothers passively exposed to tobacco smoke during pregnancy are unclear. We examined the association of maternal passive smoking during pregnancy and wheeze in children aged
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)115-124
JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2016

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