Maternal smoking and hyperactivity in 8-year-old children.

  title={Maternal smoking and hyperactivity in 8-year-old children.},
  author={Arto J Kotimaa and Irma Kaarina Moilanen and Anja M. Taanila and Hanna Elina Ebeling and Susan L. Smalley and James J. McGough and A Hartikainen and Marjo-Riitta J{\"a}rvelin},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  volume={42 7},
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and hyperactivity in 8-year-old children. METHOD The study population consisted of children from the Northern Finland 1985/86 Birth Cohort. At 8-year follow-up 9,357 children were alive. Mothers provided information both during pregnancy and at age 8. Teachers assessed children's behavior by the Children's Behavior Questionnaire (Rutter B2). Unadjusted analyses and stratification were used to study associations… CONTINUE READING

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