Statistics on Women’s Smoking Status at Time of Delivery England: Quarter 2, July 2016 to September 2016

Key Findings: 10.4 per cent of pregnant women were known to be smokers at the time of delivery. This compares to 10.2 per cent for the previous quarter (Q1, 2016/17).
•The proportion of pregnant women known to be smokers at the time of delivery has remained below the national ambition of 11 per cent or less since Q1, 2015/16.
For Q2, 2016/17:
•The CCGs with the lowest proportion of women known to be smokers at time of delivery were NHS West London (1.8 per cent), NHS Camden (2.1) and NHS Redbridge (2.4).
•The CCGs with the highest proportion were NHS Blackpool (31.0), NHS Hull (24.7) and NHS Swale (23.0).
•111 out of 209 CCGs met the national ambition of 11 per cent or less.

NHS Digital

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