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P53 - Smoking during pregnancy and asthma’s manifestation in childhood
Clinical and Translational Allergyvolume 4, Article number: P108 (2014)
Mother's smoking during pregnancy has negative consequences in fetus respiratory system's development and asthma's manifestation later in children's life as well.
Recording the influence of mother's smoking during pregnancy to the frequency of asthma's manifestation in children.
The study was performed at Pediatric Emergency Room and concerns the last two years (statistical analysis was done using the statistical package IBM SPSS Statistics v 19).
Presented in the following table.
Smoking during pregnancy is asthma's predisposing factor at all ages. Mothers who smoked during pregnancy were three times more likely to acquire children suffering from asthma than those who did not smoke.