Passive smoking by pregnant women and fetal growth.

  title={Passive smoking by pregnant women and fetal growth.},
  author={Hiroki Ogawa and Suketami Tominaga and Kazutoshi Hori and Kazumi Noguchi and I Kanou and Miyuki Matsubara},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={45 2},
STUDY OBJECTIVE The aim was to investigate the effect of passive smoke exposure during pregnancy on fetal growth in the Japanese population. DESIGN The study comprised a community based interview and clinical survey of pregnant women in Aichi Prefecture, Japan. SETTING Participants attended for delivery at 146 private and public practices and hospital clinics in the Prefecture. SUBJECTS Participants were 6831 women who delivered a live singleton without malformation during the three… CONTINUE READING