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  1. Psychosocial resources and persistent smoking in early pregnancy : a population study of women in their first pregancy in Sweden.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objective

    To test the stress hypothesis by characterising women during their first pregnancy who continue to smoke in early pregnancy in comparison with women who quit smoking, with special reference to psychosocial factors like social network, social support, demands, and control in work and daily life.


    The study is based on a cohort of primigravidas followed during pregnancy.

    Data were collected by self administered questionnaires during the pregnant womens'first antenatal visit at about 12 weeks.


    The study was performed in the antenatal clinics in the city of Malmo'Sweden.


    The participants were all primigravidas living in the city of Malmo'Sweden, over a one year period, 1991-92.

    A total of 872 (87.7%) of the 994 invited women agreed to participate.

    The population of this study on smoking includes all primigravidas who at the time of conception were smoking (n=404,46.3%). Main results - At the first antenatal visit (63.6% (n=257) of the prepregnancy smokers were still smoking (a total smoking prevalence of 29.5%). The pregnant smokers were on average younger and had a lower educational level.

    The highest relative risk (RR) of continued smoking was found among unmarried women RR 2.7 (95% confidence interval) (1.5,4.8), women having unplanned pregnancies RR 2.2 (1.2,4.0) and those with a low social participation RR 1.6 (1.0,2.7), low instrumental support RR 2.6 (1.2,6.0), low support from the child's father RR 2.1...

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Femme, Homme, Gestation, Primiparité, Premier trimestre, Epidémiologie, Stress, Support social, Réseau social, Charge travail, Milieu professionnel, Climat social, Adaptation sociale, Vie quotidienne, Santé publique, Suède, Europe

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Woman, Human, Pregnancy, Primiparity, First trimester, Epidemiology, Stress, Social support, Social network, Workload, Occupational environment, Social climate, Social adjustment, Daily living, Sweden, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 96-0167090

    Code Inist : 002B18C05C. Création : 199608.