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Unplanned Pregnancy as a Risk Factor for Involuntary Tobacco Exposure in Children

Poster Session IV - Board: IV-008
Saturday, May 23, 2009, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Golden Gate Exhibit Hall

Yuanjing Ren
University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Xinguang Chen
Wayne State University

This study assessed how much unplanned pregnancy affects environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in children. Data were derived from a project on tobacco exposure and child lung function. Result shows the ETS exposure rate of unplanned children was 21.6 percent higher than planned children.

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