Tobacco erases 30 years of progress: preliminary analysis of the effect of tobacco smoking on Alaska Native birth weight.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Investigate the relationship between tobacco and/or alcohol use and Alaska Native birth weight. METHODS Data on weight, tobacco smoking and alcohol use among Alaska Natives were abstracted from 1989-91 Indian Health Service natality records based on birth certificates. RESULTS Birth certificate data were available for 9,175 live births. Single… (More)

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