Maternal Smoking: Determinants and Associated Morbidity in Two Areas in Lebanon

  title={Maternal Smoking: Determinants and Associated Morbidity in Two Areas in Lebanon},
  author={Rana Bachir and Monique Chaaya},
  journal={Maternal and Child Health Journal},
This study assessed the factors related to smoking during pregnancy in two areas in Lebanon, and the association of smoking to selected maternal and newborn health related factors. This was a secondary analysis of data on 538 women who delivered in nine hospitals in two areas in Lebanon. Women were interviewed about their smoking practices, and on demographic and psychosocial variables. 396 women were followed up and re-interviewed about their smoking status, and the mother’s and baby’s health… CONTINUE READING


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