Table 3.

Prevalence of Children With a History of Seeing a Doctor for Hearing Problems Versus History of Maternal Smoking

Smoking (Cigarettes/Day)First Clinic VisitThird Trimester6 Months5 Years
No.%*No.%No.%No.%
(n = 5267)(n= 5208)(n = 5100)(n = 5226)
Nil3109.12989.02799.22989.1
1–99411.17110.1538.84710.8
10–197612.48914.38112.47812.2
20+5112.96311.39812.110111.5
P .009.001.01.03
  • * Number and percentage of children in each smoking category who saw a doctor for hearing problems.

  • χ2 test.