Intervention for mothers of newborns

H. H. Severson, L. Zoref, J. Andrews, E. Lichtenstein, M. Wall

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An intervention to reduce infant exposure to tobacco smoke by reducing smoking among mothers of newborns is being tested through randomized trial involving a minimal intervention consisting of an informational conversation and materials dissemination during the hospital delivery visit and an extended intervention consisting of additional conversations and materials at four follow-up well-baby visits to the pediatrician. The trial involves 49 practice groups, 128 providers, and 2,890 mothers. Quit rates will be measured at six and 12 months.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-253
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Health Promotion
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1994
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Health(social science)
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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