Pregnancy and smoking - ARCHIVED

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- About 17% of women who had a baby in the past five years smoked while they were pregnant, and 17% of women who did not smoke during pregnancy had regularly been exposed to others' smoking.

- Smoking and exposure to smoking during pregnancy is most common among women younger than 25.

- Regular exposure to others' smoking increased the risk that a woman would smoke while she was pregnant.

Issue Number: 2003004
Author(s): Hill, Gerry; Millar, Wayne J.

Main Product: Health Reports

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PDFJuly 21, 2004