Statistics on Women's Smoking Status at Time of Delivery: England, Quarter 2, 2019-20Official statistics
- Publication Date:
- 28 Nov 2019
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Clinical Commissioning Groups, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Clinical Commissioning Regions
- Date Range:
- 01 Jul 2019 to 30 Sep 2019
Women known to be smokers at time of delivery
Percentage known to be smokers by year
10.4% of pregnant women were known to be smokers at the time of delivery during quarter 2 of 2019/20.
This is the same as the previous quarter (quarter 2, 2019/20).
The current national ambition is to achieve a level of 6% or less by 2022.
Percentage known to be smokers by Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)
In quarter 2 of 2019/20, 5 CCGs recorded less than 3 per cent of women known to be smokers at time of delivery; NHS Ealing (1.8%), NHS City and Hackney (2.5%), NHS Lambeth (2.6%), NHS Central London (2.6%), and NHS Wandsworth (2.9%).
6 CCGs had proportions above 20%. Those with the highest were NHS North East Lincolnshire (24.6%), NHS Hull (21.5%), and NHS Blackpool (21.4%).
An additional visualisation of this data, including time series, is available by clicking the link below.
Percentage known to be smokers by Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), compared with the national ambition
In quarter 2 of 2019/20, 31 out of 191 CCGs met the new national ambition of 6% or less.
In the London NHS England region, 24 out of 32 CCGs achieved the national ambition.
Only 7 CCGs outside of London achieved the national ambition.