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By Royal College of Physicians of London. Tobacco Advisory Group.; Royal College of Physicians of London

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6 Proportion of non-smoking children aged 4–15 years living with smoking and non-smoking parents by year (pooled data from 1996–2007). © Royal College of Physicians 2010. All rights reserved. 3 Percentage of children aged 4–15 years living in a smoke-free home, by year and parental smoking habits. Year All children (%) Neither parent smokes or lone non-smoking parent (%) 1996 64 95 21 6 1997 66 96 19 9 1998 64 96 19 8 2001 69 97 23 10 2002 68 96 25 12 2003 69 96 26 17 2005 73 97 32 26 2006 77 98 38 26 2007 78 99 37 21 One parent smokes (%) Both parents smoke (%) in which both parents smoke, from 6% in 1996 to 21% in 2007 having no regular smoking indoors, although clearly the majority of homes of smoking parents still allow smoking indoors.

Significantly more children reported ‘never’ being in a smoking location if neither parent smoked, or only the father smoked, but not if only the mother or both parents smoked. © Royal College of Physicians 2010. All rights reserved. 22 ng/ml respectively in Scotland). 51 ng/ml) to the middle. Again, it is notable that the exposure levels in Wales were considerably lower than those in Scotland. 7 Summary H Children are particularly vulnerable to passive smoke exposure, most of which occurs in the home.

8 Several individual studies in the review found that the risk of infertility increased with increasing cigarette consumption – evidence of a dose–response relationship. 6) did © Royal College of Physicians 2010. All rights reserved. 6 Percentage of women smoking Maternal age Before or during pregnancy Throughout pregnancy ≤20 68 45 21–24 49 28 25–29 29 14 30–34 23 9 35+ 20 9 All 32 17 Percentage of women smoking Occupational group Before or during pregnancy Throughout pregnancy Routine, manual 48 29 Intermediate 30 12 Managerial, professional 19 7 Other 31 17 Never worked 33 23 All 32 17 not materially alter the risk estimates reported by several studies.

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