Journal article

Agreement of offspring-reported parental smoking status: the RHINESSA generation study

Kathrine Pape, Cecilie Svanes, Andrei Malinovschi, Bryndis Benediktsdottir, Caroline Lodge, Christer Janson, Jesus Moratalla, Jose Luis Sanchez-Ramos, Lennart Braback, Mathias Holm, Rain Joegi, Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen, Torben Sigsgaard, Ane Johannessen, Vivi Schlunssen

BMC PUBLIC HEALTH | BMC | Published : 2019


BACKGROUND: With increasing interest in exposure effects across generations, it is crucial to assess the validity of information given on behalf of others. AIMS: To compare adult's report of their parent's smoking status against parent's own report and examine predictors for discrepant answers. METHODS: We studied 7185 offspring (18-51 years) and one of their parents, n = 5307 (27-67 years) participating in the Respiratory Health in Northern Europe, Spain and Australia (RHINESSA) generation study. Information about parent's smoking status during offspring's childhood and mother's smoking status during pregnancy was obtained by questionnaires from parents and their offspring. We calculated se..

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Awarded by Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark

Awarded by Wood Dust Foundation

Awarded by Norwegian Research Council

Awarded by HelseVest Norway

Awarded by NFR

Awarded by Estonian Science Foundation

Awarded by Estonian Research Council

Awarded by Horizon2020 PHC1

Awarded by Danish Working Environment Research Fund, Denmark

Funding Acknowledgements

The RHINESSA/RHINE/ECRHS studies have received funding from The Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark (Project No. 240008), The Wood Dust Foundation (Project No. 444508795), The Danish Lung Association, the Swedish Heart and Lung Foundation, the Swedish Association Against Asthma and Allergy, the Swedish Association against Heart and Lung Disease, the Swedish Council for Working Life and Social Research, The Bror Hjerpstedt Foundation, The Vardal Foundation for Health Care and Allergic Research, The Norwegian Research Council (project 135773/330), The Norwegian Asthma and Allergy Association, HelseVest Norway (Grant no. 911 631), NFR (Grant no. 214123, 230827/F20, 228174), The University of Iceland Research Fund, The Icelandic GP's Research Fund, The Estonian Science Foundation (Grant No. 4350), The Estonian Research Council (Grant no. PUT562), Australian National Health Medical Research Council, Melbourne University, Sociedad Espanola de Neumologia y Cirugia Toracica, SEPAR Spain and Horizon2020 PHC1 (Grant no. 633212). For more information, please see Schlunssen and Cecilie Svanes are members of the COST BM1201 network. Kathrine Pape received a PhD scholarship from Aarhus University and the Danish Working Environment Research Fund, Denmark (Grant no. 17-2015-09 / 20150067134). The funding bodies have no role in the design of the collection, study and analysis, and interpretation of data and in writing the manuscript.