This report presents the latest results and trends from the women’s smoking status at time of delivery (SATOD) data collection in England. It includes new figures for the third quarter of 2015-16.
The results provide a measure of the prevalence of smoking among pregnant women at Commissioning Region, Region and Clinical Commissioning Group level.
Smoking during pregnancy can cause serious pregnancy-related health problems. These include complications during labour and an increased risk of miscarriage, premature birth, low birth-weight and sudden unexpected death in infancy.