Listen: Kids Who Lived With Smokers Face Greater COPD Risk
"Everyone will, wanna know how big the study was we looked at seventy thousand adult never smokers so, these, are people, that never smoked themselves and. We followed them for about twenty two years what's the, time factor here I mean I mean one exposure five years. Exposure what we saw an association with COPD, only among, those live. With children or excuse me, had lived with a smoker their entire childhood so not so much a one or two exposures but if mom and dad? Always smoked particularly one smoker many of the subjects. In this study were born in the nineteen twenties and nineteen thirties no. Mike Lee that smoker was their father and as the smoking rate goes down as people smoke less people are less likely to. Be exposed to secondhand smoke so that's a good reduction in risk KRLD's Mitch cars Speaking with Ryan diver the lead author of the. Report that shows that early exposure to secondhand smoke could, lead to see oh"