Lifecourse influences on maternal smoking before pregnancy and postpartum among women from ethnic minority groups.

@article{Hawkins2010LifecourseIO,
  title={Lifecourse influences on maternal smoking before pregnancy and postpartum among women from ethnic minority groups.},
  author={Summer Sherburne Hawkins and Catherine Law and Hilary Graham},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2010},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={
          339-45
        }
}
BACKGROUND Studies using a lifecourse framework to examine women's smoking behaviour have focused on samples of predominantly white women. We examined the contributions of conventional lifecourse factors and women's domestic trajectories to smoking behaviour before pregnancy and postpartum among women from ethnic minority groups. METHODS We analysed data from 2140 mothers from ethnic minority groups in the UK Millennium Cohort Study. Mothers reported their smoking habits (smoking >or=1… CONTINUE READING

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