Children with parents who smoke do not have to follow their lead

February 2006
Nursing Standard;2/22/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 24, p18
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The article cites a study conducted by researchers from the U.S. assessing the effects of a home-based anti-smoking program on the initiation of smoking among children whose parents smoke in a three-year randomized controlled trial. The findings of the study revealed that 12 percent of the children started smoking through puffing on a cigarette while 19 percent through intervention and control groups.


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