Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of argileh (water pipe or hubble-bubble) and cigarette smoking among pregnant women in Lebanon.

@article{Chaaya2004KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes, and practices of argileh (water pipe or hubble-bubble) and cigarette smoking among pregnant women in Lebanon.},
  author={Monique Chaaya and Samer F Jabbour and Zana El-Roueiheb and Hiam Chemaitelly},
  journal={Addictive behaviors},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 9},
  pages={1821-31}
}
BACKGROUND Currently, little is known about argileh (water pipe or hubble-bubble) and cigarette smoking among pregnant women in the Arab world, despite emerging evidence on the adverse health effects of argileh smoking and well-established knowledge about the health risks of cigarette smoking during pregnancy. OBJECTIVES The present study assesses pregnant Arab women's knowledge of chemical contents and related harmful effects of argileh and cigarettes, their attitudes towards smoking argileh… CONTINUE READING

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