Qualitative Interviews With Nurses in Appalachian Ohio Regarding Prenatal Smoking
Repository Posting Date2017-10-02T20:40:40Z
Author(s)Baker, Cathy J.; Showalter, Sarah-Catherine
Author DetailsCathy J. Baker, PhD; Sarah-Catherine Showalter, BSN -- School of Nursing, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA
Lead Author Sigma AffliationLambda Omega
Other Title(s)Perspectives in Perinatal Health
The Central Appalachian area of Southeast Ohio has higher rates of tobacco-related low birth weight and preterm birth than other parts of the nation. The purpose of this study was to learn about the cultural influences and special needs in Appalachia using perspectives of nurses who work in this region.