Smoking rates among pregnant women fall to all time low of 11%BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h3335 (Published 19 June 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h3335
- Zosia Kmietowicz
- 1The BMJ
Last year the number of women in England who were recorded as smokers at the time of giving birth fell to an all time low of 11.4%, down from 12% in 2012-13 and from 15% in 2006-07.
The figures from the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed that 70 880 of 622 640 women who gave birth in 2014-15 were smokers.
Since data were first collected in 2006-07 the number of …