Respiratory symptoms related to smoking habits of family adults

Chest. 1976 Jan;69(1):48-50. doi: 10.1378/chest.69.1.48.


A study of the effects of family smoking habits on the symptoms of other family members has shown that symptoms of household members, especially children, are related to smoking habits within the households but are not significantly so when symptoms in adults are controlled.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Arizona
  • Asthma / genetics
  • Bronchial Diseases / genetics
  • Child
  • Cough / genetics
  • Emphysema / genetics
  • Family Characteristics
  • Humans
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology
  • Respiratory Tract Diseases / genetics*
  • Smoking* / complications
  • Social Class