Tobacco: a future disaster for Turkey's children.

  • Jane Crofton
  • Published 1996 in The Turkish journal of pediatrics


Limited data from Turkey indicate that smoking presents a major threat to Turkish children. Parental, particularly maternal, smoking results in an increase in spontaneous abortion, low birth weight, congenital abnormalities, neonatal death and decreased physical and mental development in the infant, which can persist into adult life. Parental smoking… (More)


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