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Smoking behaviour in pregnancy and its impact on smoking cessation at various intervals during follow-up over 21 years: a prospective cohort study

Rattan, D.; Mamun, Abdullah; Najman, J M; Williams, Gail; Doi, Suhail


Objective: To determine whether mothers who quit or reduce their level of smoking in pregnancy comprise a group of health-conscious women who are disproportionally likely to adopt a healthier smoking lifestyle in the medium to longer term, compared with women who continue to smoke during pregnancy. Design: A prospective cohort study. Setting: A public hospital in Australia. Population: A cohort of 6703 individual mothers who completed both initial phases of data collection in 1981-1983;...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: BJOG - an international journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.12027


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