Lifestyles and pre-eclampsia with special attention to cigarette smoking.

@article{Ioka2003LifestylesAP,
  title={Lifestyles and pre-eclampsia with special attention to cigarette smoking.},
  author={Akiko Ioka and Hideaki Tsukuma and Karo Nakamuro},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={90-5}
}
Cigarette smoking has been reported to protect women against pre-eclampsia. We conducted a cohort study of 493 women whose first antenatal visits were between September 1997 and April 1998 at Osaka Prefectural General Hospital, Japan. A self-administered questionnaire survey for lifestyles was carried out during pregnancy, and pregnancy outcome information was taken from medical record data. Of 493 subjects, 82 cases (16.6%) developed mild pre-eclampsia and 3 cases (0.6%) developed severe one… CONTINUE READING

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