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  1. Fulltext. Black-white differences in serum cotinine levels among pregnant women and subsequent effects on infant birthweight.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    Higher levels of serum cotinine (a metabolite of nicotine) have been found in Black smokers than in White smokers even after self-reported cigarette dose was controlled.

    It is unknown whether higher cotinine levels in Black pregnant smokers may increase the risk of delivering an infant of reduced birth-weight.

    Methods

    We analyzed serum cotinine levels of 374 Black and 829 White women who smoked during pregnancy and who delivered between April 1964 and April 1967.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Tabagisme, Mère, Gestation, Taux, Cotinine, Race, Négroïde, Caucasoïde, Toxicité, Poids naissance, Nourrisson, Homme, Epidémiologie, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Tobacco smoking, Mother, Pregnancy, Rate, Race, Negroid, Caucasoid, Toxicity, Birth weight, Infant, Human, Epidemiology, United States, North America, America

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

    Cote : 94-0668495

    Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 09/06/1995.