Study links poverty, smoking to infant death rates

10/7/2009 | Reuters

Low-income women are more likely to smoke while pregnant, partly explaining their increased risk of having a stillborn infant, British researchers said. Lead author Dr. Ron Gray said the study results actually were encouraging because they show that helping women quit smoking could reduce disparities in stillbirth and infant death rates.

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