Understanding Inequalities of Maternal Smoking--Bridging the Gap with Adapted Intervention Strategies.

@article{Boucher2016UnderstandingIO,
  title={Understanding Inequalities of Maternal Smoking--Bridging the Gap with Adapted Intervention Strategies.},
  author={Julie Boucher and Anne T. M. Konkle},
  journal={International journal of environmental research and public health},
  year={2016},
  volume={13 3}
}
Women who are generally part of socially disadvantaged and economically marginalized groups are especially susceptible to smoking during pregnancy but smoking rates are underreported in both research and interventions. While there is evidence to support the short-term efficacy of nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use in pregnancy, long-term abstinence rates are modest. Current health strategies and interventions designed to diminish smoking in pregnancy have adopted a simplified approach to… CONTINUE READING
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