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The prevalence of smoking among pregnant and postpartum women in Israel: a national survey and review.

Authors
  • Fisher, Nirah1
  • Amitai, Yona
  • Haringman, Miri
  • Meiraz, Hana
  • Baram, Nira
  • Leventhal, Alex
  • 1 Department of Mother, Child and Adolescent Health, Ministry of Health, 20 King David Street, Jerusalem 91010, Israel. [email protected] , (Israel)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Health Policy
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2005
Volume
73
Issue
1
Pages
1–9
Identifiers
PMID: 15911052
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Smoking in the preconceptional and prenatal period is a significant problem among Jewish women. Since less years of education is a significant risk factor, smoking cessation programs should focus on this subgroup of Jewish women.

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