Skip directly to searchSkip directly to the site navigationSkip directly to the page's main content

Health Status Outcomes for Smoking in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Health Status Outcomes

According to 2012-2013 Utah PRAMS data, women who smoked during the last three months of pregnancy had statistically significant higher percentages of low birth weight infants when compared with non-smokers (10.5% vs 5.8%). While not statistically significant, smokers also had a higher percentage of preterm births than non-smokers (10.0% vs 7.8%). According to 2012-2013 PRAMS data, women who smoked during the last trimester of pregnancy had higher rates of postpartum depressive symptoms than women who didn't smoke (24.6% vs. 11.2%).

Related Health Status Outcomes Indicators:

The information provided above is from the Department of Health's Center for Health Data IBIS-PH web site ( The information published on this website may be reproduced without permission. Please use the following citation: " Retrieved Wed, 17 January 2018 20:55:36 from Department of Health, Center for Health Data, Indicator-Based Information System for Public Health Web site: ".

Content updated: Fri, 26 May 2017 10:19:49 MDT