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P53 - Smoking during pregnancy and asthma’s manifestation in childhood
© Maggina et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2014
- Published: 28 February 2014
- Public Health
- Emergency Room
- Respiratory System
- Pediatric Emergency
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).
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.
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