Socio-economic status, smoking during pregnancy and birth outcomes: an analysis of cross-sectional community studies in Liverpool (1993-2001).

@article{Delpisheh2006SocioeconomicSS,
  title={Socio-economic status, smoking during pregnancy and birth outcomes: an analysis of cross-sectional community studies in Liverpool (1993-2001).},
  author={Ali Delpisheh and Yvonne Kelly and Shaheen Rizwan and Bernard John Brabin},
  journal={Journal of child health care : for professionals working with children in the hospital and community},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={140-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the influence of socio-economic status on pregnancy outcomes in smoking mothers. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective analysis. METHODS Parent-completed questionnaires addressing pregnancy smoking patterns and birth outcomes. Were distributed via children aged 5-11 years attending 10 primary schools in Merseyside. Data from three community-based cross-sectional surveys undertaken in 1993, 1998 and 2001 were analysed. Townsend score was used as an indicator of household… CONTINUE READING