evaluating a claim about behavior stage 1

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Evaluating a Claim about Behavior: Stage 1 “Tobacco Smoke Causes Behavior Problems in Children” According to Adams (2010), children that are exposed to tobacco smoke prenatally and during the first year of their life are likely to develop behavioral problems by the time they are of school age. Cigarette smoke can more than double the risk of childhood behavioral problems, especially during the time of pregnancy. German scientists observed children whose mothers smoked when they were in the womb as well as toddlers who were presented with second hand smoke up until their first birthday. Scientists found that the children who were exposed prenatally were 90 percent more likely to encounter behavioral problems as compared to children whose mothers did not smoke at all. Children who were exposed only after birth had a 30-percent higher risk and children who were exposed both prenatally and after birth had double the risk of developing behavioral problems. Scientists created an in-depth questionnaire in order to discover the true cause of
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