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Maternal smoking during pregnancy in Washington

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Definition and Source



The number and percent of mothers who smoked cigarettes during at least one trimester of their pregnancy. Percent is given per the number of live births.

Data Source

The data used for this measure come from Center for Health Statistics, Washington State Department of Health (DOH), Birth Data. Data were retrieved on May 18, 2016 from (Behavioral and Health Characteristics Table B4)

S: Data estimate has been suppressed. When the annual number of mothers who smoked during pregnancy was 10 or fewer, percent is not shown. Data presented here are annual estimates.


Data last updated in May 2016 by Washington KIDS COUNT.

DOH technical notes on measurement issues are available at

Last Updated

May 2016