Maternal smoking at first prenatal visit as a marker of risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin) Region
Kate Mehaffey1 MD, Family practitioner, firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrea Higginson2 Undergraduate student, email@example.com
Jason Cowan3 MSc, Postgraduate student , firstname.lastname@example.org
Geraldine Osborne4 MD, Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Health, email@example.com
Laura Arbour5 MD, Associate professor, firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Faculty of Medicine, UBC Aboriginal Family Practice program, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
2, 3 UBC Medical Genetics, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
4 Department of Health and Social Services, Nunavut, Canada.
5 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria.
Correspondence: A Higginson, 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria BC V8P5C2
Author contribution: Kate Mehaffey: wrote the first draft, literature review, statistical analysis. Andrea Higginson: input data. Jason Cowan: collected data. Geraldine Osborne: contributed to drafts, contributed relevant concepts for knowledge translation. Laura Arbour: supervised student projects for Maheffey, Cowan and Higginson, original concept, supervised data collection, contributed to drafts.
Citation: Mehaffey K, Higginson A, Cowan J, Osborne GM, Arbour LT. Maternal smoking at first prenatal visit as a marker of risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Qikiqtaaluk (Baffin) Region. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2010; 10: 1484. Available: http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=1484 (Accessed 22 October 2017)
Submitted: 29 March 2010
Revised: 17 July 2010
Published: 6 September 2010