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Notices to Readers Publication on Children's Exposure to Environmental Smoke

CDC's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has released a report on the effect of children's exposure to environmental cigarette smoke before and after birth. Data are based on the 1988 National Health Interview Survey on Child Health, conducted by NCHS in collaboration with the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the Health Resources and Services Administration. Statistics are presented by race, family income, poverty level, and place of residence. Data by exposure level are included as well.

Copies of the report, ``Children's Exposure to Environmental Cigarette Smoke Before and After Birth--Health of Our Nation's Children, 1988'' (1), are available free of charge from the Scientific and Technical Information Branch, NCHS, CDC, Room 1064, 6525 Belcrest Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782; telephone (301) 436-8500.


  1. NCHS. Children's exposure to environmental cigarette smoke before and after birth--health of our nation's children, 1988. Hyattsville, Maryland: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, 1991. (Advance data no. 202).

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