Abstract:Maternal tobacco use during pregnancy is one of the most important factors for low birth weight and length. However, postnatal exposure to environmental tobacco smoke has not been explored in children's growth studies. It is known that smoking is more prevalent in low socioeconomic groups and that stunting is also associated with socioeconomic variables. The objective of this study was to verify the effect of socioeconomic variables and environmental tobacco smoke on growth. Children under five years (n = 2,03… Show more
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