Michelle Bovill

Institute: The University of Newcastle
Current Project

Culturally responsive approaches for the empowerment of Aboriginal women in smoking cessation care

Tobacco use during pregnancy remains disproportionately high among Aboriginal women in comparison to their non-Aboriginal counterparts.

One in two Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women continue to smoke during pregnancy, thus four times the rate of non-Aboriginal populations.

The prevalence of smoking during pregnancy results in higher rates of infant morbidity and…

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