A three-generation study on the association of tobacco smoking with asthma

TitleA three-generation study on the association of tobacco smoking with asthma
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsAccordini S., Calciano L., Johannessen A., Portas L., Benediktsdottir B., Bertelsen R.J, Braback L., Carsin A.E, Dharmage S.C, Dratva J., Forsberg B., F. Real G, Heinrich J., Holloway J.W, Holm M., Janson C., Jogi R., Leynaert B., Malinovschi A., Marcon A., J. Rovira M-M, Raherison C., Sanchez-Ramos J.L, Schlunssen V., Bono R., Corsico A.G, Demoly P., S. Arenas D, Nowak D., Pin I., Weyler J., Jarvis D., Svanes C.
JournalInt J Epidemiol
Date PublishedMar 9
ISBN Number0300-5771
Accession Number29534228
Abstract

Background: Mothers' smoking during pregnancy increases asthma risk in their offspring. There is some evidence that grandmothers' smoking may have a similar effect, and biological plausibility that fathers' smoking during adolescence may influence offspring's health through transmittable epigenetic changes in sperm precursor cells. We evaluated the three-generation associations of tobacco smoking with asthma. Methods: Between 2010 and 2013, at the European Community Respiratory Health Survey III clinical interview, 2233 mothers and 1964 fathers from 26 centres reported whether their offspring (aged

Short TitleInt. J. Epidemiol.Int. J. Epidemiol.
Alternate JournalInternational journal of epidemiology