Changes in characteristics of women who smoke during pregnancy: Missouri, 1978-88.

@article{Stockbauer1991ChangesIC,
  title={Changes in characteristics of women who smoke during pregnancy: Missouri, 1978-88.},
  author={J W Stockbauer and Garland H. Land},
  journal={Public health reports},
  year={1991},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={52-8}
}
The Missouri birth certificate has had a question, "cigarettes smoked per day?" since 1978; the current data base contains more than 800,000 records. A comparison of the Missouri data for married mothers with the National Natality Survey (NNS) data shows mainly consistent findings between the two data sets. The Missouri data, however, also provided information on the smoking status during pregnancy of unmarried women that is not available from the NNS. The Missouri data show a substantial… CONTINUE READING

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