Child`s birth weight, by maternal smoking during pregnancy and others smoking in the household, First Nations living on reserve, Canada, 2008/2010

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Low birth weight: 0.4kg – 2.5kg
Average birth weight: 2.51kg – 4.0kg
High birth weight: >4.0kg

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the First Nations Regional Longitudinal Health Survey (RHS) 2008/10, National report on adults, youth and children living in First Nations Communities. -accessed August 22, 2017.

In 2008/10, the frequency and duration of maternal smoking and other smoking in the household did not have a significant impact on low birth weight.

The rate of high birth weight was much higher (23.9%) for First Nations women living on reserve who never smoked compared to First Nations women living on reserve who smoked throughout their pregnancy (14.3%).

Of those who smoked throughout their pregnancy, those who smoked daily had children with a high birth weight rate of 12.4% compared to 18.1% for those who reported they smoked occasionally.



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