Michelle Bovill

Institute: The University of Newcastle
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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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