Levels of Excess Infant Deaths Attributable to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy in the United States

@article{Salihu2003LevelsOE,
  title={Levels of Excess Infant Deaths Attributable to Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy in the United States},
  author={Hamisu M. Salihu and Muktar H Aliyu and Bosny J. Pierre-Louis and Greg R. Alexander},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={7},
  pages={219-227}
}
Objectives: The objectives of the study were: 1) To determine the risk of infant mortality associated with prenatal cigarette smoking; 2) To assess whether the relationship, if existent, was dose-dependent; 3) To explore the morbidity pathway that explains the effect of tobacco smoke on infant mortality, and 4) to compute excess infant deaths attributable to maternal smoking in the United States. Methods: Retrospective cohort study on 3,004,616 singleton live births that occurred in 1997 in the… CONTINUE READING
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