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(Publication) Association between generation status and smoking behaviors before and during pregnancy among Hispanic women.

(Publication) Association between generation status and smoking behaviors before and during pregnancy among Hispanic women.

(Jan 29, 2020) – Daundasekara, S. S., O'Connor, D. P., Cardoso, J. B., Ledoux, T., Hernandez, D. C. (2020). Association between generation status and smoking behaviors before and during pregnancy among Hispanic women. Addictive Behaviors, 104 (2020), 106310. DOI: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2020.106310

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306460319310780

The aim of this study was to determine whether immigration generational status predicts maternal smoking behaviors before and during pregnancy among Hispanic women. First generation Hispanic women are at lower risk of smoking both prior to and during pregnancy compared to third or higher generation women. Second generation Hispanic women are at lower risk of smoking during pregnancy compared to third or higher generation women.

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