• Medicine
  • Published 2014

CAMPAÑA ANTITABACO EN URUGUAY: IMPACTO EN LA DECISIÓN DE DEJAR DE FUMAR DURANTE EL EMBARAZO Y EN EL PESO AL NACER

@inproceedings{Harris2014CAMPAAAE,
  title={CAMPA{\~N}A ANTITABACO EN URUGUAY: IMPACTO EN LA DECISI{\'O}N DE DEJAR DE FUMAR DURANTE EL EMBARAZO Y EN EL PESO AL NACER},
  author={Jeffrey E. Harris and Ana In{\'e}s Balsa and Patricia Triunfo},
  year={2014}
}
Background. In 2005, Uruguay instituted a nationwide tobacco control campaign that has resulted in a substantial decline in nationwide smoking rates. We sought to determine the quantitative contributions of each of the major tobacco control measures adopted by the Uruguayan government. We focused sharply on smoking cessation by pregnant women and on the effect of quitting smoking during pregnancy on birth weight. Data. We analyzed a nationwide registry of all pregnancies in Uruguay during 2007… CONTINUE READING