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  1. Fulltext. Differences in preconceptional and prenatal behaviors in women with intended and unintended pregnancies.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study examined whether pregnancy intention was associated with cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, use of vitamins, and consumption of caffeinated drinks prior to pregnancy and in early pregnancy.

    Methods

    Data from a telephone survey of 7174 pregnant women were analyzed.

    Results

    In comparison with women whose pregnancies were intended, women with unintended pregnancies were more likely to report cigarette smoking and less likely to report daily vitamin use.

    Women with unintended pregnancies were also less likely to decrease consumption of caffeinated beverages or increase daily vitamin use.

    Conclusions

    Pregnancy intention was associated with health behaviors, prior to pregnancy and in early pregnancy course and birth outcomes.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Intention, Gestation, Homme, Femelle, Epidémiologie, Comportement, Santé, Mode de vie, Tabagisme, Consommation, Ethanol, Boisson stimulante, Café, Vitamine, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Conception, Gestation début

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Intention, Pregnancy, Human, Female, Epidemiology, Behavior, Health, Life habit, Tobacco smoking, Consumption, Ethanol, Stimulative beverage, Coffee, Vitamin, United States, North America, America, Design, Early pregnancy

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

    Cote : 98-0225866

    Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 11/09/1998.