The Effect of Substance Use in Pregnancy on the Risk of Infant Mortality

@inproceedings{Kposowa2001TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Substance Use in Pregnancy on the Risk of Infant Mortality},
  author={Augustine J. Kposowa and Pamela Preston},
  year={2001}
}
Abstract Using data from the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey (NMIHS), this study examined the effect of maternal substance use during pregnancy on infant mortality in the United States. Logistic regression models were fitted to a 1988 cohort of births to study infant deaths. The results of the logistic regression models indicated that cigarette smoking and cocaine / crack use were associated with significantly higher risk of infant death. Mothers who smoked 1–19 cigarettes per… CONTINUE READING