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Marijuana use during pregnancy in Alaska

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The percentage of resident persons with a live birth who reported using marijuana during pregnancy by Alaska Public Health Region.
Region is determined by maternal residence, not site of delivery. 

For 2009-2015, the question read "During your most recent pregnancy, did you smoke marijuana or hash?".  Starting in 2015, the question changed to "During your most recent pregnancy, did you use marijuana or hash in any form?".

Data Source

Alaska Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) for 20122021, Alaska Department of Health


The percentages reported above have been produced by weighting the sample so that the results better represent the Alaska population. 

Last Updated

May 2023