Betel quid chewing and risk of adverse birth outcomes among aborigines in eastern Taiwan.

@article{Chung2001BetelQC,
  title={Betel quid chewing and risk of adverse birth outcomes among aborigines in eastern Taiwan.},
  author={Taemun Chung and Myonghee Yang and T. Y. Hsu and Young Chun Ko},
  journal={Journal of toxicology and environmental health. Part A},
  year={2001},
  volume={64 6},
  pages={
          465-72
        }
}
It is known that substance abuse during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of adverse birth outcomes. The aim of this study was to determine the use of alcohol, cigarettes, betel quid, and drugs among pregnant aboriginal women and to assess the risk of adverse effects of betel quid use on birth outcomes in eastern Taiwan. Of a total of 229 women recruited into this study, 32 women with adverse birth outcomes constituted the case group. Analyses revealed that adverse birth outcomes were… CONTINUE READING
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