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Premature deaths are a national problem and reduction of these deaths is an important objective for health policy. This study measured premature mortality in North Carolina in terms of years of potential life lost, by considering the number of potential years left to live at each age of death.
This study used data from live birth and infant death certificates to measure the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy with infant mortality and low birth weight in North Carolina. Results suggest that smoking during pregnancy is significantly associated with higher rates of a variety of adverse birth outcomes.