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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%).

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