By Tugba Sismanlar Eyuboglu, Ayse Tana Aslan, Mehmet Kose, Sevgi Pekcan, Melih Hangul, Ozlem Gulbahar, Mehmet Cingirt, Tuga Bedir Demirdag, Hasan Tezer, Isıl Irem Budakoglu,.
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics, November 27, 2019
Between December 2015 and April 2016, children aged less than 5 years with pneumonia and age-matched healthy controls were included in this study, which was conducted at three tertiary pediatric pulmonology centers. A questionnaire was given to the parents regarding demographic data and smoking status at home. Urinary cotinine/creatinine ratio (CCR) was measured. The data from the pneumonia and control groups, as well as children with mild and severe pneumonia within the pneumonia group, were compared.
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