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Maternal smoking during pregnancy and birth defects in children: a systematic review with meta-analysis

Overview of attention for article published in Cadernos de Saúde Pública, December 2014
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Title
Maternal smoking during pregnancy and birth defects in children: a systematic review with meta-analysis
Published in
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, December 2014
DOI 10.1590/0102-311x00115813
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Authors

Dilvania Nicoletti, Leilane Droppa Appel, Pedro Siedersberger Neto, Gabriel Waihrich Guimarães, Linjie Zhang

Abstract

This systematic review aimed to investigate the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and birth defects in children. We performed an electronic search of observational studies in the databases ovid MEDLINE (1950 to April 2010), LILACS and SciELO. We included 188 studies with a total of 13,564,914 participants (192,655 cases). Significant positive associations were found between maternal smoking and birth defects in the following body systems: cardiovascular (OR: 1.11; 95%CI: 1.03-1.19), digestive (OR: 1.18; 95%CI: 1.07-1.30), musculoskeletal (OR: 1.27; 95%CI: 1.16-1.39) and face and neck (OR: 1.28; 95%CI: 1.19-1.37). The strength of association between maternal smoking and birth defects measured by the OR (95%CI) is significantly related to the amount of cigarettes smoked daily (χ2 = 12.1; df = 2; p = 0.002). In conclusion, maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with congenital malformations in children and this association is dose-dependent.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 67 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 11 16%
Student > Master 11 16%
Student > Postgraduate 7 10%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 7%
Researcher 5 7%
Other 12 18%
Unknown 16 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 30 45%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 9%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 3%
Environmental Science 2 3%
Psychology 2 3%
Other 7 10%
Unknown 18 27%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 14. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2021.
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#1,877,520
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#21
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