Exposure of non-smoking pregnant women to environment tobacoo smoke in Guangzhou, China

Jean Tak Alice Loke Yuen, T.H. Lam, C.L. Betson, S.C. Pan, S.Y. Li, X.J. Gao, Q.S. Xuan, Y.Y. Song

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Abstract

Exposure of non-smoking pregnant women to environmental tobacco smoke, or passive smoking, has been shown to be associated with spontaneous abortion, perinatal death, premature delivery and low birthweight. In the west, smoking by pregnant women is a major health problem. In Asia, women smoke much less commonly, but smoking among men is increasing rapidly; therefore, passive smoking by non-smoking women is an increasing problem for maternal and child health.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Growing Epidemic : Proceedings of the Tenth World Conference on Tobacco or Health, 24-28 August 1997, Beijing, China
PublisherSpringer
Pages163-166
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9781447107699, 9781852332969
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000
EventWorld Conference on Tobacco Or Health -
Duration: 1 Jan 2000 → …

Conference

ConferenceWorld Conference on Tobacco Or Health
Period1/01/00 → …

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