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Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between maternal smoking in pregnancy and childhood overweight and obesity

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Background: By 2020, it is predicted that 60 million children worldwide will be overweight. Maternal smoking in pregnancy has been suggested as a contributing factor. Our objective was to systematically review studies on this, thereby expanding the evidence base for this association. Methods: Systematic review with meta-analysis, Prospero Registration number CRD42012002859. We searched PubMed, Embase, Global Health, Web of Science and the Grey literature. We... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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10.1136/jech-2016-207376

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health Journal website
Publication date:
2016
Acceptance date:
2016-07-10
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1470-2738
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pubs:648343
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uri:4d03acd6-8baa-4250-a22d-963d83d6c85a
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uuid:4d03acd6-8baa-4250-a22d-963d83d6c85a
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