A dose-response relationship between maternal smoking during late pregnancy and adult intelligence in male offspring.

@article{Mortensen2005ADR,
  title={A dose-response relationship between maternal smoking during late pregnancy and adult intelligence in male offspring.},
  author={Erik Lykke Mortensen and Kim F Michaelsen and Stephanie A. Sanders and June Machover Reinisch},
  journal={Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={
          4-11
        }
}
An association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and cognitive and behavioural development has been observed in several studies, but potential effects of maternal smoking on offspring adult intelligence have not been investigated. The objective of the present study was to investigate a potential association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and offspring intelligence in young adulthood. Adult intelligence was assessed at the mean age of 18.7 years by a military draft board… CONTINUE READING
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