ERIC Number: EJ837099
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
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Maternal Smoking in Pregnancy and Externalizing Behavior in 18-Month-Old Children: Results from a Population-Based Prospective Study
Stene-Larsen, Kim; Borge, Anne I. H.; Vollrath, Margarete E.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n3 p283 Mar 2009
The analysis of the data on 22,545 smoking mothers and their 18-month-old children finds that maternal smoking during pregnancy increases the risk for externalizing behavior problem at the age of 18-months. The child's gender is found to have no moderating effects on the findings.
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Smoking, Pregnancy, Mothers, Prenatal Care, At Risk Persons, Toddlers, Child Health, Health Behavior, Gender Differences
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