|Institute:||The University of Newcastle|
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…